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Book Review: Blasphemy by Tehmina Durrani. Set in South Pakistan, BLASPHEMY – the novel is inspired by a true story of a young girl trapped in the cruelest. ‘Blasphemy’ is an enticing maiden novel by Tehmina Durrani. Angry and courageous in outlook, the novel places Durrani among the foremost writers of the. Read “Blasphemy A Novel” by Tehmina Durrani with Rakuten Kobo. Set in South Pakistan, this controversial novel is a searing study of evil. It is the tragic and.

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Durrani’s second book, A Mirror to the Blindis the biography of Abdul Sattar Edhi[22] who was Pakistan’s highly decorated social worker. Pir married her because he was fascinated by her beauty but never loved her.

Disgusted at the events, but still glad Heer got the chance to blasphrmy her story to the world.

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Thank you for such a powerful story and for being brave enough to write it. I will give the writer this much credit she might not be the best writer tehminaa have read but she gets are message across quiet loud and clear. She was brave enough to expose her then famous husband publicly in an extremely conservative Pakistani Muslim society.

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He wanted nothing to do with him. A Meeting tehina God. Overall, I have to say that I have rarely read such a powerful and gr This makes for a difficult and painful read and is certainly not for the faint hearted.


She was so fed up with her husband that she even fought physically with him on some occasions. It says it based on true stories, if that’s true that leaves me ever more speechless and my insides twisting with disgust.

I don’t know much If you feel your organized religion in its purest form needs to blasphmy and change, why follow it at all in the first place? How to write a great review.

I haven’t read many Pakistani writer, especial women ones. But later on we see that she dares to fight against all odds and adverse situations. Durrani is the first woman in the Islamic World who has openly shown the misuse of religion by some Muslim clergy.

Blaspemy help by adding reliable sources. The novel was published by Pakistani Publishing group Ferozsons. She is currently involved in the emancipation of women in Pakistan.

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Her parents married her to Anees Khan when she was seventeen and they had a daughter together. What follows is her ordeal for years.


Her three-year tenure of service alongside Abdul Satar Edhi was transformational and life changing. Purdah and the Status of Women in Islam.

Only 2 stars- for the concept. SinceDurrani has supported the social rehabilitation of women. The Holy Quran is addressed to tehmin Muslims, and for the most part it does not differentiate between male and female. Refresh and try again. In the Pir’s haveli, unspeakable horrors are perpetrated every day and every night on her body, mind, dignity, all in the name of Allah.


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The theme of the novel is tragic and controversial. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. I really hope and pray that nobody has to go through the fate like the one ‘they’ or more specifically ‘she’ did. Archived from the original on 26 March My Name is Radha.

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In prose dyrrani great power and intensity, the author tells the tragic story of the beautiful Heer, tehmija and corrupted by Pir Sain, the man of God, whom she is married to when barely fifteen. It is about how the religion is exploited by the so called Pirs, who in their personal lives are away from the Islamic principles.

Tehmina Durrani’s next exhibit, A Love Affairtook place in Open Preview See a Problem? He was the rapist of orphans and the fiend that fed on the weak. But most importantly, to end the book in such a whimsical way, is totally unflattering and irritating. Not only this but in Heer she has also depicted the desire of a woman who wants to break free from the conservative, rigid twhmina and religious rules and conventions of the society which subjugates her.

Hence she fears threatened from Muslim fundamentalist on this.