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The golden legend

Author: Nadeem Aslam
Publisher: London : Faber & Faber Limited, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A brave, timely, searingly beautiful novel from the acclaimed author of The Blind Man's Garden: set in contemporary Pakistan, the story of a Muslim widow and her Christian neighbors whose community is consumed by violent religious intolerance. When shots ring out on the Grand Trunk Road, Nargis's life begins to crumble around her. Her husband, Massud--a fellow architect--is caught in the cross fire and dies before  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nadeem Aslam
ISBN: 9780571330737 0571330738
OCLC Number: 949751339
Description: ix, 364 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
The orchard --
The secular world --
Moscow --
The island --
The avoided mirror --
The desire path --
The soul and body of Solomon --
The golden legend.
Responsibility: Nadeem Aslam.

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When shots ring out on the Grand Trunk Road, Nargis's life begins to crumble around her. Her husband, Massud - a fellow architect - is caught in the crossfire and dies before she can confess to him  Read more...

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