The Golden Legend: A Novel - Chapters 15 – 19 Summary & Analysis

Nadeem Aslam
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In Chapter 15, Helen remembers being questioned by Muslims about pieces she had written for The Daily Monthly. The pieces had questioned religious tenets. Helen fears that she will become a target for religious oppression as executed by the government.

In Chapter 16, Imran thinks of his time as a guerrilla fighter in Kashmir training to fight Indian soldiers. After the Muslim fighters began to murder the less religious guerrillas, he stole a motorcycle and left. He now lives as a vagrant in Zamana and fears being recognized if other guerrillas happen to cross paths with him. Imran’s father was kidnapped and killed by Indian soldiers. When Imran’s mother was nine months pregnant with Imran, Indian soldiers beat his mother; Imran was born with a broken arm, and the arm is still weak. One night, the speaker on the minaret turns on, and a...

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