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Tehmina Durrani, a Pakistani English authoress, in her autobiography My Feudal Lord describes her traumatic marital life with Gulam Mustafa Khar, an important. My Feudal Lord: A Devastating Indictment of Women’s Role in Muslim Society [ Tehmina Durrani] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When a . My Feudal Lord [Tehmina Durrani] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Born into one of Pakistan’s most influential families, Tehmina Durrani.

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In terms of writing, the book is greatly written. I have to commend her courage to speak out, because no other Pakistani woman would admit to half of the things Ms. Sorry girls, but the whole society colluded with her brutal husband with its code of silence over vy cruel treatment of women and children.

See all 5 reviews. I can understand why this book was scandalous when it was first released.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. A member of one of Pakistani’s most influential families, Tehmina Durrani decided fehmina write this book about they way women are treated in Pakistan after leaving her husband Mustafa Khar.

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But I appreciate the effort of Tehmina Durrani of writing this book and ‘breaking the tra I’m too unenlightened to proclaim for or against the accuracy of what this book says but being a Pakistani woman, I’m well aware of the feudal culture and the trial of a life women have as a feudal lord’s wife.

An interesting,though debatable book.

Though what Tehmina suffered in a violent marriage is tragic and unfortunate, she comes across as a hypocrite. Her painstakingly disciplined upbringing my feudal lord by tehmina durrani the house where her father was ceaselessly hen-pecked by her mother, where the mirage of perfection was necessary, where she was traumatized unremittingly about my feudal lord by tehmina durrani dark complexion, where her mother was a dictator and Tehmina was a mere pawn, left her with plethora of insecurities regarding her beauty and shaken confidence.

In her autobiography, Tehmina Durrani, a Pakistani English authoress, describes her traumatic marital life with her second husband, Gulam Mustafa Khar. But Tehmina is courageous to get out of the violent marriage and come out with an autobiography as such. He starts traveling the entire continent, mobilizing support from those in exile, tirelessly delivering lectures at public meetings for a sensible change in the Government of Pakistan.

Like all women of her rank, she was expected to marry a prosperous Muslim from a respectable family, bear him many children, In my opinion she was equally responsible and not innocent at all. And when you eventually warm up to her, or feel sorry for herwhich you do by the time you’re h Okay, so first things first: And oord you eventually warm up to her, or feel sorry for herwhich you do by the time you’re halfway through the book, you can’t help but think of Tehmina as a person you know; tejmina friend feusal has made a few mistakes, and really, really, want her to stand up for herself.

This is why Tehmina tries to perpetuate her marriage bond with Mustafa, realizing fully well that in her society, a divorced woman is the most despicable of the human species. When she decided to rebel, the price she paid was extremely high: Like mu women of her rank, she was expected to marry a prosperous Muslim from my feudal lord by tehmina durrani respectable family, bear him many children, and lead a sheltered life of air-conditioned leisure.

Tehmina, dyrrani, is no longer docile, compromising, submissive and tolerant. Women have always been made to suffer disappointments, my feudal lord by tehmina durrani and frustrations which arise from social restrictions. I found this book very disturbing and heart-wrenching the first time I read it. This was a trailblazing book that celebrated a woman’s courage to get out of a bad marriage and stand up for herself.

It kept mu interest and gave an accurate depiction of the history and traditions in Pakistani culture. Her father tells her: Eventually he succeeds in winning her over by enthusing her with his noble mission of my feudal lord by tehmina durrani home to rescue his country from the clutches of its martial Government.

My Angel in Heaven: The amount of courage and boldness Ms. The book for me is a good insight of how pathetic and materialistic these feudal lords are and similar are characters of gold diggers like ms durrani who pursue them.

Book Review | My Feudal Lord by Tehmina Durrani

The book also delves into a critical approach to feudwl tradition and practice of Nikah Halala. Yet Mustafa is neither sick nor unreasonable. Many say she brought it all on herself, or that Durrani and Kharr deserved each other.

That she has survived and told her story is in exhilarating in itself.

Tehmina Durrani

To learn more about Amazon Sponsored Products, click here. Apr 26, Anum rated furrani really liked it Shelves: Read her book, if only to familiarize yourself with their struggles. She strives against all odds to escape all forms of essential categorizing that render the subaltern or minority woman both the victim and my feudal lord by tehmina durrani perpetrators of damning stereotypical metaphors both by Eurocentric my feudal lord by tehmina durrani and the patriarchal tenets of her Islamic society, the power politics in Pakistani Government and the social ethos of Pakistani marital life.

Want to Read saving…. Tehmina divorced her first husband to marry Mustafa, dreaming about a fairytale which soon turned into a nightmare. Women, afterall, are not lotd free.

My Feudal Lord Is Tehmina Durrani’s Inspiring Fight Against Patriarchy

Durrani’s arrangements to take Younus abroad captured media attention. Interestingly this narrative seems to work against the author. Durrani and Khar had four children.