People and Personalities of Kyrgyzstan

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Kazat Akmatov

Kazat Akmatov is a writer who was critical of the Soviet regime. His two main works, “The Night of the Divorce” the story of a corrupt member of the Communist party and the novel “Time” about the repression of the ethnic value in the 1930s, were both censured by the Soviet [ ... read more ]

Category: Writer Activist Politician   |   Last Update: 03-11-2016
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Chinghiz Aitmatov

Chinghiz Aitmatov is one of the most prominent figures in Kyrgyzstan's literature. He wrote in both Russian and Kyrgyz. The work that brought him to the attention of the public was "Jamila" which appeared in 1958. The novel is told from the point of view of a fictional Kyrgyz artist, Seit, who te [ ... read more ]

Category: Writer Diplomat   |   Last Update: 03-11-2016
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