It does not come off as a wolf-sheep combination at all for me to be entirely sympathetic to her ordeal. I was quite intrigued after reading back cover. My feudal lord deals with Ms. A sensational bestseller and a much talked about book when it was published.
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Now these are the facts which she stated about herself. I seriously want to know what his view is on this particular book. I was not a bit shocked by the political manoeuvres or the illegal relationships or discriminating your own children based on their looks or even the treatment of women as sex tools. The first time I was overwhelmed and sympathized with Tehmina. Yet once Mustafa reaches London, his dilemma is resolved and he decides to remain loyal to the Bhutto Government and so he starts contacting all possible exiles there.
But a Lion is a lion at every cost. If he can treat his own women this way, how will he treat the nation?
Book Review | My Feudal Lord by Tehmina Durrani
Many people have fallen for far less than what she pursued, or nothing. For example I am an adamant believer of women empowerment and my mind had an eas I experienced a wide range of emotions reading this book. Witness to End of Empire.
Unlike Tasleema Nasrin, Durrani does not challenge the Islamic point of view, instead she challenges male chauvinism in a feudal and intolerant society. It reads more like a novel than a memoir. When asked for a divorce, though much pained, he granted one without much of a fuss.
Not a page turner, but I'm still keeping it by my nightstand. And when you eventually warm up to her, or feel sorry for reudalwhich you do by the time you're h Okay, so first things first: Tehmina and Khar got married after she divorced, but their honeymoon period turned bitter very quickly.
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Her only consolation is in the power of the Almighty to whom she prays constantly to alleviate her sufferings and to make her husband realize his shortcomings.
Who can say they have not a sin to their soul? Though what Tehmina suffered in a violent marriage is tragic and unfortunate, she comes across as a hypocrite. Still, if only for her horrible experiences, I was inclined towards giving this book a 3-star rating. Kudos to the writer that she has not hidden her own warts. Born into one of Pakistan's most influential families, Tehmina Durrani was raised in the privileged milieu of Lahore high society and educated at the same school as Benazir Bhutto.
Her heart-rending description of her loveless marriage is revealed as: In London Mustafa and Tehmina start a fashionable life as exiles. When the first stage of beatings passes, he apologizes, promises spuriously to never assail her again, shows regret, croons and pamper her all the while whispering future betterment.
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Ms Durrani in this book is less upset of how Khar fooled the people he claimed to represent, she is 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 durrrani 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 who really didnt care about the masses while pretending to be their saviour.
Retrieved 8 October An interesting,though ffudal book. Tehmina Durrani was born into one of Pakistan's most aristocratic families. She is currently involved in the feuda, of women in Pakistan. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan helps Zia consolidate his position in the domestic politics of Pakistan with the support of the American Government.