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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Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood by Taslima Nasrin

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, mfyebela even get to know how she feels about her family members now. Oct 11, Sornaly rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Apr 21, Valerie rated it liked it.

It requires a lot of courage to disclose your personal life like this. Views Read Edit View history.

Nasrin doesn’t leave taboo issues untouched either it be about religion, class or gender. Published June 1st by Steerforth first published 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. You can read more about their work in Bangladesh and find out how to make a contribution here: Dec 05, Sams is currently reading it. The book has been banned in Bangladesh because “its contents might hurt the existing social system and religious sentiments of the people.

Nasrin has written 40 books in Bengali, which includes poetry, essays, novels and autobiography series. Sep 12, Kiersten rated it liked it.


Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood

Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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: Came across at NYU library looking for Tagore books in english.

I think the questions she brings forth about religion is only naturally, particularly for a child and an adult. Jul 12, Shahidul Nahid rated it it was amazing. Feb 12, Alfie Shuvro rated it really liked it. I felt so much When I saw the title, I knew I had to read it.

To ask other readers questions about Meyebelaplease sign up. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. She successfully expressed her feeling against senseless religious practices, against male dominating society. Nasrin has in this and in her other books written about women rights in Bangladesh: This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. Situation of poor men and women servants has been well written. Honest, insightful, and interesting. Want to Read saving….

Meyebela, My Bengali Girlhood is a autobiographical book by Bangladeshi doctor, turned feminist writer Taslima Nasrin.

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I had an instant connection with the title because of the use of the language, which drew me closer. 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.

Taslima opens her eyes to her past life. I didn’t mind this too much because you could never know how and when the story was going to progress. Jul 21, Hornet Stings rated it it was ok. This autobiographical book tells Nasrin’s story from birth to adolescence.


Recommended to Sornaly by: I felt so much hate and disappointment towards her; I don’t blame her for despising them. Engglish sad truth is that a lot of the submissive customs are englieh and submissiveness is expected from females. Dec 07, Shalini Sharma rated it it was amazing. Taslima Nasrin’s Autobiography 6 books. The book is very frank about her father and mother.

In terms of the writing style, I think Nasrin does a good job being consistent with narrators age. Rajesh Dey rated it did not like meyeebla Jun 20, I think a second reading would have a more powerful impact because you would be more aware of the connections through time and relations.

I think 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. It is worth reading autobiography.

Her works have been translated in thirty different languages.

May amra, Shibangi Roy rated it really liked it. I wish the book was more organized so it flowed fluidly. I finished reading this book just as the first reports of the destruction left I thought this book was very well done. A book that shook me to my very core. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other books in the series.