December 11, 2020

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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For religion is one weapon that such people bring to their disposal to cripple the masses who don’t understand what their religion is all about. The novel, Blasphemy, is a tragic story of the beautiful Heer, who was married bpasphemy Pir Sain at the age of fifteen.

I have only admiration that no words can express. She is beaten, humiliated, abused, raped, trapped and made to live in the world her husband blaasphemy for her.

The descriptions are awfully repulsive and the very thought that several thousands of women, even today, are subjected to this sort of life, is enough to give you shivers.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He was the rapist of orphans and the fiend that fed the weak.

All I can do is, review her book. For me, it is better to know than not know.


Published April by Penguin Books first published April 1st Durrani explores in depth, the culture of worshipping Pirs and the rancid society that they thrive in.

Markazi Maktaba Islami Publishers The writing style is s Durrani depicted a very important issue of the rural Islamic culture, prevailing still today, especially in the sub-continent. Feeling humiliated and also burnt he raises his hand again to beat her but realizing this she pushed him back and threatened to kill him by the knife in her hand.

She became his apprentice, and also got his permission to author his autobiography. In the beginning Heer thought her to be an arrogant and vindictive person but later on it was she who was a great support of Heer in her struggle for justice as she herself was a victim of Pir Sain.

Apr 10, Chandni rated it really liked it. We can only imagine how advanced and more sick the evils are of today. Living with Peer, she loses her dignity, her freedom, even her humanity till she comes to a resolution to expose the evil-man to the world. Her first book, My Feudal Lord, caused ripples in Pakistan’s male-dominated society by describing her abusive and npvel marriage to Ghulam Mustafa Khar, then Chief Minister and later Governor of Punjab and her experience of a feudal society.

Unsynchronized Thoughts Book Review: Blasphemy

But most importantly, to end the book in such a whimsical way, is totally unflattering and irritating. I would say one of the best books on blasphemy. But, then these kind of a story is something I should have expected from Ms Durrani. What scarred me for life was the fact that this book is based on true story. The acts were gross, the crimes were gory and the emotions too disturbing to be imagined being even close to reality.


It did blashemy her search for answers for the position novdl women within Islam and made her stand up for women’s rights. Women have the right to divorce, to inherit property, to conduct business and to have access to knowledge. The intense and grotesque abuse is described vividly in her book with gory details. Though bound in a patriarchal marital discourse these women are trying to free themselves by challenging the technologies of subjection.

I just Read This book.

Tehmina Durrani

A lot of Muslims may take offense to this book, however, I do not think that Durrani was speaking against Islam, as a matter of fact, I think this story condemns people in power such as politicians and clergy-men, or worse View all 4 comments.

After being abused by Khar for several years, she ended her marriage of fourteen years [5] in divorce.

I was becoming a woman. Founded inTehmina Durrani Foundation www.