musicmarkup.info: Ali and Nino: A Love Story (): Kurban Said: Books. Its hero, narrator Ali Khan Shirvanshir, a Tartar and Shi'ite Muslim, flouts social convention by marrying his childhood friend, Nino Kipiani, a fair-skinned. The romance between the Azerbaijani Muslim Ali and the Georgian Christian Nino in Baku in the wake of World War I obliges the partners to.
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Ali and Nino is a novel about a romance between a Muslim Azerbaijani boy and Christian The book describes the love of Ali for Nino, with excursions to mountain villages in Daghestan, Shusha in Azerbaijan, Tbilisi, Georgia, and Persia. Ali and Nino book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First published in Vienna in , this classic story of romance and. Ali and Nino: A Love Story and millions of other books are available for . Ali and Nino grow up together in carefree innocence in Baku, on the Caspian Sea.
Plot[ edit ] Cross-cultural couples did exist in Baku early s. Pictured here with their daughter Tamara, early s. In the novel, Ali and Nino have a daughter named "Tamar". Ali and Nino is the story of a Muslim youth who falls in love with a Georgian princess. Essentially, the book is a quest for truth and reconciliation in a world of contradictory beliefs and practices — Islam and Christianity , East and West , age and youth , male and female. Ali Khan Shirvanshir, a descendant of a noble Muslim family, is educated in a Russian high school for boys. While his father is still culturally Asian , Ali is exposed to Western values in school and through his love of Georgian princess Nino Kipiani, who has been brought up in a Christian tradition and belongs more to the European world.
This is an unforgettable story of blood feud, adventure, and personal heroism - and a love that endures the upheaval of cultures. Literary Fiction. The Railway Hamid Ismailov.
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Abrams Availability: Random House Availability: Hutchinson Availability: There are many impediments to their marriage: Ali is a Shiite Muslim with a fierce belief in the traditions and religion of his race; Nino is a sophisticated, westernised Georgian girl - and a Christian; there is little likelihood that she would want to end up in a harem.
But Ali and Nino love each other and their love overcomes all cultural difference. They get caught up in the political events that are sweeping through the Caucasus as Russia withdraws, the Turks invade and individual states assert their nationhood.
Ali must defend the Orient while Nino flees towards Europe. Find your local bookstore at booksellers.
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