Blasphemy is Tehmina Durrani’s novel about the exploitation at the hands of her husband. Many describe the novel to be about “religious” exploitation, however. Tehmina Durrani is a Pakistani author, artist, and activist on women’s and children’s rights. Her first book, “My Feudal Lord”. 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.

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Dec 04, Jigmet katpa rated it it was amazing. No trivia or quizzes yet. She paid a heavy price for it because she was shunned by society and her own parents disowned her. Jul 27, Xaib Rizvi rated it liked it. Her first book, My Feudal Lord, caused ripples in Pakistan’s male-dominated society by describing her abusive and traumatic marriage to Ghulam Mustafa Khar, then Chief Minister and later Governor of Punjab and her experience of a feudal society.

May 19, Ashkin Ayub rated it liked it. Everything bad that can happen to a woman, blashpemy I was very young when I borrowed this book so I actually failed to apprehend the rudiments of it until I re-read it again. Let me start by saying that I am a Pakistani and reasonably familiar with traditions of pir mureed.


Archived from the original on 15 January Blasphemy is Tehmina Durrani’s novel about the exploitation at the hands of her husband.

This book left me feeling all cold inside. Tehmina Durrani’s next exhibit, A Love Affairtook place in It is the official document Abdul Sattar Edhi ‘s life and message. After getting my hands on a copy, as soon as I could, I started reading it.

I could not imagine loving my husband. However I will add one more just for the brave effort of the author to speak about the sufi culture in Pakistan and give voice to the injustice of women.

The thoughts going round and round in my head, novl me ponder about the lack of humanity in the human race.

A world where she has noone to share her pains with, noone to talk her heart out bllasphemy. Although being much older than her, he married Heer and made her second wife. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. How can someone be tortured so much and still survive and end up with a happy ending. Jan 17, Nu-Jahat-Jabin rated it really liked it.

Living in purdah she made up her mind to fight against the age-old conventions and norms prevalent in the society in the name of religion. But bllasphemy and above all this, he was known to be the man closest to Allah, the one who could reach Him and save us.


The presence of autobiographical elements makes it intense. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Newer Post Older Post Home.

Tehmina Durrani

Want to Read saving…. Open Preview See a Problem? The abuse this woman faced was just awful and made me mad enough to want to throw the book across the room.

What follows is her ordeal for years.

Book Review | Blasphemy by Tehmina Durrani

I’d say Durrani was brave enough to highlight and bring up the subject. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It was durrrani to imagine someone living this kind of life even though, for me, it got over in around pages, while Heer lived and suffered it for 24 long years. The Holy Quran is addressed blasphemu all Muslims, and for the most part it does not differentiate between male and female. Food for thoughtDespite all the disturbing narration, people should read this book as it depicts the brutalities in an incomprehensible way.