Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: English (translation) Original Language: Bengali. About the Author. Taslima Nasrin practiced as a government doctor. Lingering Shame. Taslima Nasrin wrote Lajja, previously translated as Shame, in , after four novels and several collections of poetry and. Lajja is the story of the Dutta family; Suranjan Dutta, a Bengali Hindu, lives in Dhaka with his father Sudhamoy, mother Kironmoyee, and sister.

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Lajja: Shame

In Bangladesh, only Islam is synonymous with humaneness as only Muslims are considered as human beings. In Lajja too, this aspect comes to light as there are women framed as good or bad by the patriarchal setup.

Misalnya saja yang baru-baru ini berlangsung, yaitu penutupan sejumlah gereja bangunan yang dipakai sebagai gereja oleh sebuah kelompok fundamentalis Islam. 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 published.

As for Suronjon, his character showed immense development from the start till the end, which was lajma at times, and thoroughly admirable otherwise. Novel ini lebih tepat adalah kumpulan berita yang di ceritakan oleh tokoh ceritanya.

Lajja: Shame | Taslima Nasrin | Book Review

The father and son have both been involved laja nationalistic movements of Bangladesh and believe in their country. Once firmly swearing to the tenets of secularism, policy makers in Bangladesh have over the course of years become increasingly supportive of Muslim fundamentalists.


As a story per se, it is about the riots that happen in Bangladesh as an aftermath of the Babri Masjid demolition and how a Hindu family pays a heavy price because its men happen to be too idealistic. Lists with This Book. Buku yang lajka mixed feeling bagi saya.

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.

Lajja: Shame by Taslima Nasrin

The book shows the terrifying plight of a Hindu family living in Bangladesh in the aftermath of the riots that break out to avenge the destruction of the mosque in India. The book undoubtedly is controversial but is also an important part of novell history that needs to be revisited again, so that communal riots like these can be avoided. Sudhamoy, an atheist, believes with a naiv The Duttas – Sudhamoy, Kironmoyee, and their two children, Suranjan and Maya – have lived in Bangladesh all their lives.

The book follows the story of one Sudhamay and his children Suranjan and Maya. Tanah dan harta di rampas dan perempuan-perempuannya di perkosa. Mereka berusaha menebarkan paham demokrasi nofel anti komunal kpd orang2 disekitarnya walaupun apa yg mereka perjuangkan sering bersebrangan dengan orang kebanyakan yg cenderung pasrah karena mereka tidak punya kekuatan dan suara untuk menghentikan tiran negeri itu.

Atau juga perburuan para anggota Ahmadiyah oleh kelompok yang sama. The Case of Taslima Nasreen of Bangladesh. The nightmare inevitably arrives at the Duttas’ doorstep – and their world begins to fall apart. Your email address will not be published. Nvel is not a book that can be read and kept in your closet, it’s a reminder that needs to looked into before it’s too late.


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This novel tells about the miserable lives of Hindus in Bangladesh. Return to Book Page. Bangladesh berdiri pada th. Their ancestral seat in the village, once thriving movel prosperous, has been usurped by their Muslim neighbours, forcing them to seek refuge in a rented house in Dhaka. The book was first published inand was subsequently banned in Bangladesh, and a few states of India. Tortured and almost killed in camps, Sudhamoy returns back as a ghost.

Ia tak pernah jera dan terus menyuarakan penolakannya terhadap fundamentalisme dan komunalisme dengan menulis. You feel the loss of a character that at first, seemed kinda extra, but leaves noveo heavy impact on your mind. Good, important subject but bad storytelling in lajna opinion. I salute the courage of Taslima for telling the truth in best way. And then I heard a voice of a friend, saying that I should not read such “controversial” books.

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Biarlah tempat-tempat pemujaan menjadi sawah ladang bermandi cahaya matahari, sungai biru yang mengalir, dan samudra liar yang tak pernah diam. The above lines are from Sudhamoy’s soul, an affluent and respectable physician, who is now lying in bed, noovel that what changed his homeland?