HP_TCWDCT_GSHAHIDI_COVER_LASTjpg_Page1Viewed from the perspective of three
generations, Shahidi presents a rare and
poignant insight into the impact which
Tajikistan’sterrible civil war had on its people
and its culture during the early ‘90s. Informed
partly by her own experiences as a journalist,
these beautifully interwoven stories are
imbued with both her affection for her native
land and her hopes for its future. The
narrators – Horosho, his granddaughter
Nekbaht ,her husband Ali and his cousin
Shernazar – each endure harrowing episodes
of loss, injustice and violence but against all
odds, remain driven by a will to survive, and
restore peace, prosperity and new
opportunities for themselves and fellow

ISBN: 978-1-910886-21-2

Author: Gulsifat Shakhidi

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