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Jamilia - by Chingiz Aïtmatov (Paperback)

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Highlights

  • "The most beautiful love story in the world.
  • About the Author: Chingiz Aïtmatov was born in Kyrgyzstan in 1928.
  • 96 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Literary

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About the Book



A modern classic of Soviet literature--a love story that ranks alongside Turgenev's First Love.



Book Synopsis



"The most beautiful love story in the world."--Louis Aragon

The Second World War is raging, and Jamilia's husband is off fighting at the front. Accompanied by Daniyar, a sullen newcomer who was wounded on the battlefield, Jamilia spends her days hauling sacks of grain from the threshing floor to the train station in their village in the Caucasus.

Spurning men's advances and wincing at the dispassionate letters she receives from her husband, Jamilia falls helplessly in love with the mysterious Daniyar in this heartbreakingly beautiful tale.

A classic from the award-winning Kyrgyz novelist Chingiz Aitmatov.



About the Author



Chingiz Aïtmatov was born in Kyrgyzstan in 1928. His work has appeared in over one hundred languages, and has received numerous awards, including the Lenin Prize. He was an adviser to Mikhail Gorbachev in the Soviet Union's twilight years and is the Kyrgyz ambassador to the European Union, NATO, UNESCO and the Benelux countries.
Dimensions (Overall): 7.6 Inches (H) x 4.9 Inches (W) x .1 Inches (D)
Weight: .17 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Sub-Genre: Literary
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Number of Pages: 96
Publisher: Telegram Books
Format: Paperback
Author: Chingiz Aïtmatov
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 2008
TCIN: 12312378
UPC: 9781846590320
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-9992
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.1 inches length x 4.9 inches width x 7.6 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.17 pounds
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