(Taslima Nasrin’s Autobiography #1). by Taslima Nasrin revisits her early years — from her auspicious birth on a Muslim .. i want to read the amar meyebela. 22 Mar Book – Amar Meyebela (আমার মেয়েবেলা) Writer – Taslima Nasrin Page – Size – mb. Published – This groundbreaking book throws open a window on a world unknown to most Westerners. Taslima Nasrin revisits her early years — from her auspicious birth.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I treated them, and I remembered when I was raped. Views Read Edit View history. Return to Book Page. Webarchive template wayback links Use mdy dates taxlima September Orphaned articles from February All orphaned articles Pages to import images to Wikidata.

Jul 15, Martha rated it it was ok.

View all 6 comments. Nasrin doesn’t leave taboo issues untouched either it be about religion, class or gender. Taslima Nasrin’s Autobiography 1. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

I think a second reading would have a more powerful impact because you would be more aware of the connections through time and relations. Apologies for the fundraising pitch but I hope you’ll consider making a small contribution to meyebdla relief efforts. While reading, many times I even despised the Bengali traditions. This was a very exciting book. Dec 07, Shalini Sharma rated it it was amazing. Sep 12, Kiersten rated it liked it. Situation of poor men and women servants has tasslima well written.

The only clues to this seemed to be At first it seems like a war-time story but you soon find out it’s not limited to just this time naxrin. This page was last edited on 16 Januaryat She came and spoke to us about her book and her experiences. Sometimes its so important to reveal the truth but so hard to digest. Lists with This Book. In the West, there are too many eloquent apologists working to convince people of the fiction that women are not discriminated against in Muslim countries or that, if they are, it has nothing to do with religion.


I thought this book was very well done. Retrieved from ” https: I meyeblea she has lost her relationship with many of her family members because she has spoken out about how she has felt as a child growing up. The sad truth is that, as much as I love Bengali culture and its traditions, there will always be people in the world that distort the traditions and religious understand to best suit themselves, because they are hungry for power.

I read the book before she came, and was in awe of her when we met. It tasli,a me to see how Bangladesh and radical Islamic fundamentalist have banned meebela from stating her opinions what what really happened to her.

I think the questions she brings forth about religion is only naturally, particularly for amad child and an adult.

This controversial yet bold book leaves a strong impression on the reader’s mind. When I saw the title, I knew I had to read it.

See 1 question about Meyebela…. Closed minded Muslim who suppress their opinions only makes Islam weak and that frustrates me. Jul 12, Shahidul Nahid rated it it was amazing.

Oct 11, Sornaly rated it it was ok Recommends it for: I was supposed to stay home to learn how to cook, to clean. Tawlima of the what Nasrins talks about is true, even if I have not faced many of the prejudices taxlima, I know of people who have. Honest, insightful, and interesting. Her growing awareness of the class discriminations, gender disparities, and growing religious orthodoxy and intolerance in her family and her rural village parallel the broader social and cultural upheaval emerging in the new nation, and foreshadow the growth of a feminist dissident courageous enough to defy the fundamentalist Muslim clerics.


Likewise, her descriptions of Bangladeshi food and evenings spent languishing on rooftops left me anxious to go visit again soon. It requires a lot of courage to disclose your personal life like this.

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Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood by Taslima Nasrin

We grow up and we just start accepting things. Pen portraits of Her Doctor father, her simple mother, her brothers, mama, servants, religious teachers, people gathered for a festival of Eid are nice to read.

I felt so much hate and disappointment towards her; I don’t blame her for despising them. This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. I want to read the rest of her autobiography but, since I am only limited to the language of English I can’t read all of her works. Her story should be required reading in high schools around the country.

Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood

Other books in the series. Women are not treated as human beings.

Biased by extreme feminism. Sep 10, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: