TIRKISH JUMAGELDIEV. Energy of Fear, or Yellow Cat’s Head.
This novel might become a no less bomb for Turkmenian literature then Solgenitsin’s “One Day of Ivan Denisovich” used to be for the Soviet literature. Though nobody knows when it may be published in the author’s Motherland. The pride of Turkmenian literature, one of the glorious pleiad of the sixties, Tirkish Jumageldiev had been writing this secret novel taking much more risks than its protagonist — dramatic actor once well-known in his republic Abdullah Nuriev.
RAVIL BUKHARAEV. Lyrical Poems.
Lyrical poems by Ravil Bukharaev often present a road. For example from Tbilisi, from luxurious gardens of Sololaki at dawn till Altai’s taiga. There, in a poor ayil (village), under Gerasim and Rosa’s roof, where the mundane is blending with the heavenly, where the crater of the sun is situated, the poet begins to see clearly his path to celestial heights.
VLADIMIR DEGOEV. North Caucasus: Historical Essays. Exposition.
Knowledge of History is not a universal instrument for deciding today’s problems but it is highly useful for comprehending them. That is why “DN” opens the new rubric “Useful History” in which intends some times a year to publish historical essays designed to fill in the blanks of our historical knowledge and to help us more thoroughly to judge about today’s situation. We begin with the theme very painful for our country — North Caucasus. It will be carried on by professor Vladimir Degoev, the author of many books on history and the present day of Caucasus, Head of the Center of Caucasian problems and our regular author.
GENNADIY RUSAKOV. My Friend Sayid.
The well-known poet, our regular author Gennadiy Rusakov instead of poems presents here a moving memoir about his all life friend, an outstanding Ingush poet and honest, decent, kind man Sayid Chahkiev. Though there are poems too: the essay includes verses by S. Chahkiev in G. Rusakov’s translations.