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By Hamid Ismailov

A Poet and Bin-Laden is a unique set in relevant Asia on the flip of the twenty first century opposed to a swirling backdrop of Islamic fundamentalism within the Ferghana Valley and beyond.

The tale starts at the eve of Sept. 11, with the narrator’s haunting description of the plane assault at the dual Towers as noticeable on television whereas he's on vacation in primary Asia. next chapters shift back and forth in time, yet major subject matters emerge: the increase of the Islamic move of Uzbekistan less than the charismatic yet reclusive management of Tahir Yuldash and Juma Namangani; and the most personality, poet Belgi’s move from the periphery of the circle, from the mountains of Osh, into the interior sanctum of al-Qaeda, and eventually to a gathering with Sheikh bin encumbered himself.

His trip starts with a look for a Sufi non secular grasp and leads to guerrilla war, and it's this stress among a transcendental and a violent reaction to oppression, among the ebook and the bomb, that provides the radical its particular poignancy. alongside the way in which, Ismailov offers splendidly vibrant debts of historic occasions (as witnessed through Belgi) akin to the siege of Kunduz, the breakout from Shebergan felony – one of those Afghan Guantanamo – and the insurgency within the Ferghana Valley.

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This title has been realised by a team of the following dedicated professionals:

Translated from Russian via Andrew Bromfield,

Poems translated by means of Richard MacKane,

Edited through Camilla Stein,

Maxim Hodak - Максим Ходак (Publisher), 

Max Mendor - Макс Мендор (Director), 

Yana Kovalskaya.

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