Taslima Nasreen

Taslima Nasreen has sought refuge in Sweden following the events in Bangledesh that are described in Carolyne Wright’s Diary. ‘Border’ was translated by Carolyne Wright and Farida Sarkar, ‘Divorce Letter’ by Carolyne Wright, Mohammad Nurul Huda and the author.

Poem: ‘Divorce Letter’

Taslima Nasreen, 8 September 1994

If you go any distance, you’ll no more be mine; you’ll become everybody’s playboy.

Going to any body like a vulture picking at the form and flesh                you make your meal. You perceive no difference between the whore’s...

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