A story like this is not just to be read and put back in the closet, it is a prophecy to be heard before it is too late. Lajja [Taslima Nasrin, Anchita Ghatak (Tr.)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A savage indictment of religious extremism and man s. Learn more at Author Central · Lajja (Marathi). $ Kindle Edition. Shame: A Novel. $ Lajja. Sep 1, by Taslima Nasrin and Anchita Ghatak (Tr.).

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The theme of the novel is the evil side of communalism which unfortunately is still relevant in the sub-continent even after more than two decades since the book was This taslimma the book which made the author a household name in India after she had to leave her country Bangladesh post this book started being talked about everywhere.

I struggled to finish the book as the story dragged over the same points over and over again. Keluarga hindu taslkma tertindas itu diwakili oleh Keluarga Dhutta, yaitu Sudhamoy – Ayah, Kironmoye – ibu, Suranjan – anak laki2 sulung dari 2 bersaudara dan Maya – putri bungsu. He eventually came up with a remedy as he thought something else.

Out of sheer pain of helplessness, misery and frustration, Suranjan began to drink wine and abuse Muslims. A Novel Feb 01, Holy Grail wouldn’t have been half as interesting if Jesus had drunk water from it – and what kind of rest you think God was having on seventh day? The violence around continues unabated Learn more about Amazon Prime. Dengan kepongahan mereka menjadi hakim, mengadili keyakinan orang lain tak jarang dengan memakai cara-cara kekerasan. Coming to the characters, the Datta family comprises of Sudhamoy, his wife Kironmoyee, their son Suronjon and their daughter Maya.



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This incident terribly traumatizes the girl and has such a negative effect on the psyche of the girl child that she is not able to behave normally for two months. Our new places of worship should be tasilma of art and culture, centers of creativity and Institutes of scientific research. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

It is a story of metamorphosis, in which disastrous events create disillusionment, resulting in violence and resentment.

But at the same time you still understand his love for the country for which Hindus and Muslims together fought for independence. Maya’s mother, Kironmoyee tries to save her, throwing herself at the abductees, but all in vain. Shame by Taslima Nasrin.

Punya hak-kah orang lain untuk mendakwa saya masuk golongan tertentu? AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. They took the terrified little girl kajja garden nearby and raped her…a case was filed…no one was arrested.

This is a One of the most serious reads I have read till date. Nasrin does the same with tremendous vehemence as she depicts in Lajja how women are sexually harassed, abducted and subjected to varied kinds of torture that may even result in their deaths.

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A case was registered the next day at the Laksam police station by her distraught family. After the demolition of Babri Masjid by Kar Sevaks, the ripples of communal riots can also be seen in Bangladesh. Early in her literary career, she wrote mainly poetry, and published half a dozen collections of poetry between andoften with female oppression as a theme. Retrieved from ” https: The true shame lajjs found in the fact that this vitally important topic is lost in the pedantic, repetitive recitation of the horrors inflicted upon the Hindu Bangladeshi by Muslims — pages and pages and nasreej of the stuff.


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Few weeks back I visited Baharison’s b I think I was fourteen years old when I first picked up a battered second-hand copy of Lajja Shame by Taslima Nasrin in a bookstore. The novel follows the disillusionment of this father and son about their country.

Taslika Nasrin s works have won her the prestigious Ananda Puraskar in and A very nominal sum is allotted for minority religions — in fact four times that sum goes only to rehabilitation of those who chose to converted to Islam.

Di Republik kita pun hal seperti itu kerap terjadi berulangkali.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. A feminist writer denounces treatment of women as objects of lust, physical and psychological violence.

Each and every minute detail of consequent happenings and demolition of temples and idols is described with great detail and accuracy.