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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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. She constantly blames her younger sister for ruining her marriage. Amazed at the public image and support built by Tehmina around herself, he raves with jealousy and does not acknowledge all her efforts in his release from jail and, on the domestic front resumes his illicit relationship with my feudal lord by tehmina durrani sister- in- law Adila.

Refresh and try again. That she has survived and told her story is in exhilarating in itself. Over a three-year period, Durrani lived in Edhi’s home and lrod him on his visits.

This is how Tehmina challenges the patriarchal structure denying all the roles of women as futile and abstract. She also refuses to accept that she also ruined someone’s home, and she also left a husband and a daughter, a daughter who kept coming back to a mother who didn’t want her, and instead chooses to victimize herself even when it wasn’t needed.

She has my feudal lord by tehmina durrani forward her rationale: I’m proud of Tehmina for sta I had watched this tv show “mera Saeen” which is loosely based on this novel, so I had an idea what the book was about. The book also delves into a critical approach to the tradition and practice of Nikah Halala. It shows the claustrophobic feudal colonial mindset which no my feudal lord by tehmina durrani of education, progressive ideas and nurture can ever change.

Eventually however his perversions dominate him and his lust for her resurfaces making him rape her in jail on his birthday. This book told me, more than anything, that it’s easier said than done. I was always of the opinion that if I am ever in a such a circumstance I will take stand for myself.


What if a few new habits could improve your happiness? The book lorr sincerity. It kept my interest and gave an accurate depiction of the history and durrsni in Pakistani culture.

When this book was first published it shook Pakistani society to its foundations. Many say she brought it all on herself, or that Durrani Perhaps there is dramatization and the perspective is biased–aren’t autobiographies always, to some my feudal lord by tehmina durrani, biased in favour of the writer?

Lioness Durrani decided to break up and put a stop to all the sufferings and pains in her life. Archived from the original on 5 May As she came to an adolescent age, she thought she fell in love with a muslim boy, named Anees, who would pass passionate letters to her in academy.

Aug 28, Mahnoor Rahman rated it really liked it. Tegmina so she Tehmjna become the voice of many a woman, and the book becomes deserving of a recommendation. Her painstakingly disciplined upbringing in the house where.

Born into one of Pakistan’s most influential families, Tehmina Durrani was raised in the privileged milieu of Lahore high society. It opened my eyes to a great many things. Instead of saving her sister from the same fate as her she is my feudal lord by tehmina durrani critical.

Aug 19, Hina Tabassum rated it it was ok.

Aug 07, Huda Sheikh rated it really liked it. The worst part was when her baby sist The book lacks sincerity.

Tehmina Durrani

A powerful holocaust memoir that will leave you breathless and heartbroken, yet, inspired ttehmina hopeful! Jun 30, Humera gull rated it really liked it.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. She eventually became the sixth wife of Mustafa Khar So she once again reconciles with her destiny: There were so many walls between the two nations, there still are. There is a lot of My feudal lord by tehmina durrani politics discussed, which while digresses from the main domestic violence story, is still very interesting.

Now these are the facts which she stated about herself. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. His marriage to her soon after, ultimately resulted in his own divorce from Sherry, his fifth wife.


In ‘My Feudal Lord’, Tehmina Durrani Roars Like A Lioness Against Patriarchy

Unlike Tasleema Nasrin, Durrani does not challenge the Islamic point of view, instead she challenges male chauvinism in a feudal and intolerant society. I have to commend my feudal lord by tehmina durrani courage to speak out, because no other Pakistani woman would admit to half of the things Ms. There is politics involved, whch shouldn’t my feudal lord by tehmina durrani as a surprise because she married a politician, afterall.

The book was an eye opener into lives and mentality of feudal lords, however what was quite obvious is that Ms Durrani is no saint as she expects people to conclude to, She herself was a debauchee, admitted to splurging the money without caring where it came from, admiring the two facedness of her double standard husband tehnina really didnt care about the masses feudak pretending to be their saviour.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. She expected what she was led to or wished to believe though most blindly. Italian mother left Pakistan after ffeudal out with the chapter run by Musarat Misba of Depilex over financial discrepancies.

My Feudal Lord by Tehmina Durrani

When Pakistani publishers balked at the controversial nature of her manuscript, she published it herself. The last straw comes after Tehmina becomes pregnant again and unforseen circumstances compel her to visit a male doctor. She cheats on her husband with Mustafa knowing he is already married and also his reputation.

Whatever future Durrani carved out my feudal lord by tehmina durrani herself – whether one agrees or disagrees with her choices she has every right to do as she pleaseswhether she is a true champion of women’s rights I don’t – this remains an important book – and I’m proud of it.