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By Hamid Ismailov

ISBN-10: 1909156302

ISBN-13: 9781909156302

ISBN-10: 1909156337

ISBN-13: 9781909156333

A Poet and Bin-Laden is a unique set in significant 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 off at the eve of Sept. 11, with the narrator’s haunting description of the aircraft assault at the dual Towers as visible on television whereas he's on vacation in vital Asia. next chapters shift forwards and backwards in time, yet major issues emerge: the increase of the Islamic circulate of Uzbekistan below the charismatic yet reclusive management of Tahir Yuldash and Juma Namangani; and the most personality, poet Belgi’s stream from the periphery of the circle, from the mountains of Osh, into the internal 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 truly is this stress among a transcendental and a violent reaction to oppression, among the e-book and the bomb, that provides the radical its particular poignancy. alongside the best way, Ismailov offers splendidly shiny money owed of ancient occasions (as witnessed by way of Belgi) resembling the siege of Kunduz, the breakout from Shebergan criminal – one of those Afghan Guantanamo – and the insurgency within the Ferghana Valley.


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

Translated from Russian by means of Andrew Bromfield,

Poems translated by way of Richard MacKane,

Edited by means of Camilla Stein,

Maxim Hodak - Максим Ходак (Publisher), 

Max Mendor - Макс Мендор (Director), 

Yana Kovalskaya.

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