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Hamid Ismailov

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Hamid Ismailov is an Uzbek writer whose work is forbidden in Uzbekistan. Since being obliged to leave his home country in 1992, he has traveled Europe, worked for the BBC World Service, and continued writing. His Russian-language novels include The Railway, The Underground, and The Dead Lake. Starting in 2015, new efforts have been undertaken to publish his Uzbek work in English.

Events of the Years of the Hijra 1410-1414

Chtenia: Fall 2017
An excerpt from Ismailov's novel, Hay ibn Yakzan and the Language of the Bees, originally written in Uzbek.
Author: Hamid Ismailov
Translator: Shelley Fairweather-Vega