Meyebela, My Bengali Girlhood is a autobiographical book by Bangladeshi doctor, turned feminist writer Taslima Nasrin. Amar Meye Bela By Taslima Nasreen. 7/18/ 5 Comments. Picture. Name: UTOL HAWA Writer:TASLIMA NASREEN Language: BANGLA File type: PDF. world whose autobiography, the two-volume Amar Meyebela (‘My Girlhood’, Bengali bhadralok tradition–that of the educated Bengali middle.

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Want to Read saving…. Oct 11, Sornaly rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Oct 18, Ganesh rated it liked it. Honest, insightful, and interesting. Refresh and try again. Taslima opens her eyes to her past life.

Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood by Taslima Nasrin

I had an instant connection with the title because of the use of the language, which drew me closer. I read the book before she came, and was in awe of her when we met. I hope people who read this autobiography do not think that Bangladesh, the people benvali Bangladesh and its customs are horrible.

While reading, many times I even despised the Bengali traditions. Without questioning and confronting religious issues, there will never be any resolution.

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. If you have loads of ink and paper, print it out and read it I still have not read it: The narrator,Nasrin, takes her own liberty on time by going in and out of plots as she pleases. 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. Nasrin was also sexually exploited by two of her family elders uncles.


This groundbreaking book throws open a window on a world unknown to most Westerners. View all 6 comments. Jul 15, Martha rated it it was ok. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Growing up changes us so much Mar 03, Suram Pathiraja rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page. I treated them, and I remembered when I was raped.

In terms of the writing style, I think Nasrin does a good job being consistent with narrators age. Taslima Nasrin’s Autobiography 1.

She successfully expressed her feeling against senseless religious practices, against male dominating society. I thought this book was very well done. Xmar finished reading this book just as the first reports of the destruction left by Cyclone Sidr started to come in. I want to read the vengali of her autobiography but, since I am only limited to the language of English I can’t read all of her works. Her works have been translated in thirty different languages.

Meyebela: My Bengali Girlhood

Jul 12, Shahidul Nahid rated it it was amazing. Truly a remarkable woman. Dec 05, Sams is currently reading it. Women are not treated as human beings. Recommended to Sornaly by: Open Preview See a Problem? 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.


Since fleeing Bangladesh inshe has lived in many countries, and lives in United States as of July This was a very exciting book. Preview — Meyebela by Taslima Nasrin.

We grow up and we just start accepting things. Apr 21, Valerie rated bengall liked it. The only clues to this seemed to be where her family was residing at the time and who was the maid in their house.

When I saw the title, I knew I had to read it. How it all was and the way I used to think about about everything. Anirban Mukherjee rated it really liked it Aug 13, Everyone and especially my Bengali friends. The book is very frank about her father and mother. Our friends in Bangladesh report that Save the Children is on the ground and doing good work.