world whose autobiography, the two-volume Amar Meyebela (‘My Girlhood’, English, like Arundhati Roy in The God of Small Things, or their. Amar Meye Bela By Taslima Nasreen. 7/18/ 5 Comments. Picture. Name: UTOL HAWA Writer:TASLIMA NASREEN Language: BANGLA File type: PDF. The Bengali title Amar Meyebela was translated in English as Meyebela, My Bengali Childhood: A Memoir of Growing up Female in a Muslim World The.

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The book is very frank about her father and mother. No trivia or quizzes yet. It requires a lot of courage to disclose your personal life like this.

Early in her literary career, she wrote mainly poetry, and published half a dozen collections of poetry between Taslima Nasrin Bengali: Truly a remarkable woman. 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. This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. Taslima opens her eyes to her past life.

Her mama was sad that a bull was sacrificed for Eid festival so as her Mama did not touch the meal emglish meat, her mother also did not eat the meal. I think the questions she brings forth about religion is only naturally, particularly for a child and an adult.


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Honest, insightful, and interesting. 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 frame.

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. It saddens me to see how Bangladesh and radical Islamic fundamentalist have banned her from stating her opinions what what really happened to her.

Jun 17, Prabhat rated it really liked it Shelves: This was a very exciting book.

A book that shook me to my very core. I hope people who read this autobiography do not think that Bangladesh, the people of Bangladesh and its customs are horrible. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I was supposed to stay home to learn how to cook, to clean.

I felt so much hate and disappointment towards her; I don’t blame her for despising them. She started publishing prose in the early s, and produced three collections of essays and four novels before the publication of her novel Lajja Bengali: Jul 12, Shahidul Nahid rated it it was amazing.

I did find the second bio. I want to read the rest of her autobiography but, since I am ajar limited to the language of English I can’t read all of her works. By the end of the book, I really wished that I could have a chance to meet Taslima Nasrin and have a conversation with her, maybe even get to know how she feels about her family members now.


My Girlhood by Taslima Nasrin. Translated into English by Gopa Majumdar

Apr 21, Valerie rated it liked it. Books by Taslima Nasrin. Recommended to Sornaly by: Nasrin doesn’t leave taboo issues untouched amag it be about religion, class or gender. They are taught for centuries that they are slaves of men.

We grow up and we just start accepting things. The Economist reports that the ultimate death toll from Cyclone Sidr is likely to rise as high as 10, I had an instant connection with the title because of the use of the wmar, which drew me closer.

Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood

As you may have heard, a devastating storm struck Bangladesh Nov 15th, leaving 3, people dead and over three million people displaced from their homes. To ask other readers questions about Meyebelaplease sign up. Sep 10, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: Feb 12, Alfie Shuvro rated it really liked it.

Thanks for telling us about the amae. Mar 03, Suram Pathiraja rated it it was amazing.