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To ask other readers questions about Meyebela, please sign up. Recent Questions See 1 question about Meyebela .. i want to read the amar meyebela. Amar Meyebela (My Girlhood), Sep 25, Taslima Nasrin Autobiography. amar-meyebela. 1st part of autobiography, banned by the Government of. world whose autobiography, the two-volume Amar Meyebela (‘My Girlhood’, with Utol. Hawa, ‘The Wild Wind’, being the title of the second).

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Dec 05, Sams is currently reading it. Rajesh Dey rated it did not like it Jun 20, This controversial yet bold book leaves a strong impression on the reader’s mind. Oct 18, Ganesh rated it liked it. The sad truth is that a lot of the submissive customs are norms and submissiveness is expected from females. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

You can read more about their work in Bangladesh and find out how to make a contribution here: At first it seems like a war-time story but you soon find out it’s not limited to just this time frame.

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. Jul 15, Martha rated it it was ok.

The narrator,Nasrin, takes her own liberty on time by going in and out of plots as she pleases. At certain times it felt like meeyebela was repetition like when a brief character was introduced each time they came up in the plot.


View all 3 comments. 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.

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Taslima Nasrin revisits her early years — from her auspicious birth on a Muslim holy day to the threshold of womanhood at fourteen — in a small rural village during the years East Pakistan became Bangladesh. Our friends in Bangladesh report that Save the Children is on the ground and doing good work.

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. Anirban Mukherjee rated it really liked it Aug 13, In terms of the writing style, I think Nasrin does a good job being consistent with narrators age. How it all was and the way I used to think about about everything.

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They are taught for centuries that they are slaves of men. But she is so frank and blatantly open about certain topics that it’s surprising she is writing through a Bengali’s perspective. Many of the what Nasrins talks about is true, even if I have not faced many of the prejudices myself, I know of people who have. Refresh and try again. Mar 03, Suram Pathiraja rated it it was amazing.

I hope people who read this autobiography do not think that Bangladesh, the people of Bangladesh and its customs are horrible. The book has been banned in Bangladesh because “its contents might hurt the existing social system and religious sentiments of the people.


Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood

Books by Taslima Nasrin. Sep 12, Kiersten rated it liked it. 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. If you have loads of ink and paper, print it out and read it I still have not read it: Webarchive template wayback links Use mdy dates from September Orphaned articles from February All orphaned articles Pages to import images to Wikidata. May 05, Shibangi Roy rated it really liked it.

While reading, many times I even despised the Bengali mejebela. I wish the book was more organized so it flowed fluidly. This groundbreaking book throws open a window on a world unknown to most Westerners. I finished reading this book just as the first reports of the destruction left by Cyclone Sidr started to come in.

I think a second reading would have a more powerful impact because you would be more aware of the connections through time and relations. She has depicted the situation of people in East Bengal at her time. Because it seemed so choppy, othertimes I wasn’t sure if a character was new or previously mentioned. Some of her books are banned in Bangladesh. Nasrin has written 40 books in Bengali, which includes poetry, essays, novels and autobiography series.