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Download ë eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB à Hamid Ismailov Hamid Ismailov à 7 Download Free download The Railway Set mainly in Uzbekistan between 1900 and 1980 this compelling novel introduces to us the inhabitants of the small town of Gilas on the ancient Silk Route Among those whose stories we hear are Mefody Jurisprudence the town's alcoholic intellectual; Father Ioann a Russian priest; Kara Musayev the Younger t. Having set myself the modest enough goal for 2010 of reading a few books for the Read The World challenge than I did in 2009 I m already behind schedule We re into March and I ve only just finished my first Ho hum The Railway translated by Robert Chandler is my book from Uzbekistan I was slightly peeved when I received the book to read in the author bio that Hamid Ismailov was actually born in Kirghizstan but his Uzbek credentials appear to be otherwise impeccable His parents were just working in Kirghizstan when he was born at a time of course when both countries wer

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Download ë eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB à Hamid Ismailov Hamid Ismailov à 7 Download Free download The Railway Stands the railway station a source of income and influence and a connection to the greater world beyond the town Rich and picaresue The Railway is highly sophisticated yet contains a naive delight in its storytelling chronicling the dramatic changes felt throughout Central Asia in the early 20th century. I wanted to like this book a lot than I did The novel takes place in Uzbekistan and features a huge diverse cast of characters representatives from the many ethnic groups in the area I found the first part to be funny and poignant with a meandering but engaging voice Each of the characters has a nickname reflective of a defining characteristic such as Opok Lovely or Umarali Moneybags which definitely helped with remembering them also useful is an appendix at the end of the book listing all the characters Unfortunately as the novel progressed it got increasingly dark and vio

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Download ë eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB à Hamid Ismailov Hamid Ismailov à 7 Download Free download The Railway He chief of police; and Umarali Moneybags the old moneylender Their colorful lives offer a uniue and comic picture of a little known land populated by outgoing Mullahs incoming Bolsheviks and a plethora of Uzbeks Russians Persians Jews Koreans Tatars and Gypsies At the heart of both the town and the novel. This one started out confusing mostly because of the vast number of characters and the seemingly unrelated stories but grew on me It is probably harder to follow if you know less about Muslim cultures and Russian Soviet culture yet its a delightfully weird book


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    Pdf/E–pub The Railway The Railway is both a confusing and a delightful book There are a lot of characters from a lot of different ethnic groups; it spans several years in a non chronological way; it has the odd history lesson or maybe

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    Pdf/E–pub The Railway Rounded up to 4 stars There's a lot to like and a lot to labouriously chew and ultimately give up on digesting People without some connection or experience of ex Soviet countries will have a hard time reading this The final interview between author and translator will shed a lot of light on why the book is the way that it is The ideal novel for me at that time was a novel that was free a novel that could be understood only by mys

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    Pdf/E–pub The Railway This one started out confusing mostly because of the vast number of characters and the seemingly unrelated stories but grew on me It is probably harder to follow if you know less about Muslim cultures and Russian Soviet culture yet its a delightfully weird book

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  • Paperback
  • 336
  • The Railway
  • Hamid Ismailov
  • English
  • 19 June 2020
  • 9780099466130