Everything you need to understand or teach The Golden Legend by Nadeem Aslam.
The Golden Legend by Nadeem Aslam takes place in the fictitious Pakistani city of Zamana. The story is set in the modern day and examines religious tension and military corruption as two main sources of instability and violence in Pakistan. The novel follows several characters who are victimized by religious oppression and governmental corruption. The novel uses these characters’ stories and perspectives as a means of dramatizing and decrying these societal ills. The novel explores themes of discrimination, corruption, violence, love, and hope.