This candid poetry collection is clearly the literary outpouring of a planetary citizen. A woman equally at home on the Steppes of Central Asia as much as the Capital cities of Europe. To my mind, a far from trivial verity once we recognise the innate femininity of her versification. Similarly to Sappho (5th Century BC), Nukenova allows everyone access into a woman’s world, wherein seductive complexities of thought becomes manifest through wit and rhetoric. Admittedly, her images are often sharp—carefully elaborated for their own jovial sake.

by Raushan Burkitbayeva-Nukenova and David Parry

 

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