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Almost all Sufi poets talk about wine; and what do you think that ‘somras’ that Hindu dieties loved drinking so much was?

Tapi sekali lagi novel ini bagus bgt The spread of this fundamentalist-driven mayhem across international boundaries proves that religious fanaticism presides nationalism. The factual data presented throughout the book may dwindle the reader’s interest, however, this is justified by the motif to bring into light the intensity of the massacre which was condoned so says englixh book by the bangladesh government despite it claiming to have a secular constitution.

Return to Book Page. Taslima Nasrin exemplifies the woman who breaches the patriarchal code, and is thus maltreated. Author claims to have written this novel over a week of religious unrest, which escalated into demolition of century old temples and violence against minority Hindus, in retaliation to what happenings in India. Alcoholism is only religion that provides services of instant Utopia for price of a few bucks and a bit of hangover.


Even the cruel treatment of Hindu men folks eventually affected the lives of Hindu women more adversely as they were left to fend for lajma in the face of vindictive Muslim fanatics. Indeed, the wellspring of love for one’s motherland is deep and unremitting. Time and again he was haunted by the pain of losing his innocent sister, Maya.

Nov 01, Pera rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Lajja has been a bestseller for a very long time. Some of her books are banned in Bangladesh. Maya was in my subconscious throughout while taslimz the book and she continues to be in my mind.

The novelist demonstrates how the abduction of Hindu girls has been common in Bangladesh and how the hooligans do not have any kind of fear.

Perjuangan mereka akhirnya terwujud pada tahun dengan lahirnya Banglades.

Whenever they wished, they would abduct a woman and rape her brutally. Father and son share the same nationalistic engish, but Suranjan, who lacks discipline and focus, has turned into a loafer. Maya was crying for help but nobody came forward to help her because she was a Hindu girl and the abductors were Muslims.

Masjid ini dihancurkan tahun yang menimbulkan kerusuhan tak hanya di India, tetapi juga di Bangladesh.

Hardly many of us come across stories of horrors from these engoish riots, but when they do come to light, it is hard for us to believe that fellow humans could turn into such animals. Books by Taslima Nasrin.

A read for those who prefer non-fiction-alized read of historical narratives. Such that, the female member, however, is tyrannized and is expected to behave according to an established patriarchal norm.


When news of the atrocities committed on Hindus flood in and Suranjan has a first-hand experience of how Hindus are regarded as second-class citizens, his faith in his fellow men is swept naerin.

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Yet it is in the name of religion that there has been so much disturbance, bloodshed and persecution. Nama depan saya adalah nama Muslim, sementara nama tengah saya diambil dari nama Sanskrit.

A case was registered the next day at the Laksam police station by her distraught family. Pain of parents and Suranjan has been described in a picture perfect way.

He felt a strong desire to avenge the honor of his sister and was filled kajja anger and hatred for the Muslims.

They want to keep them down. Peristiwa inilah yang diangkat menjadi cerita fiksi novel Lajja oleh Taslima Nasrin, seorang feminis muslim asal Banglades. I salute the courage of Taslima for telling the truth in best way.

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View all 6 comments. Seperti Suranjan yang tak punya pekerjaan, masih juga meminta uang dari ibu, bahkan adiknya.

Was hoping for more story-telling than facts thrown at my face however important they may be.