"... a rewarding book." Times Literary Supplement
Set in the vast windswept Central Asian steppes and the infinite reaches of galactic space, this powerful novel offers a vivid view of the culture and values of the Soviet Union’s Central Asian peoples.
|Publisher:||Indiana University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.19(d)|
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is a touching book. Covering most of the period of the soviet rule in central Asia, the story covers the grief, hardships, joy and love in the life of one person and family. The book is written in a very sensitive manner, hinting and invoking the reader's intellect and imagination. The cultural background of the people serves as a vast canavs for this epic novel.