Posts of our blog by tag "Chyngyz Aitmatov"

October 11, 2014

Chyngyz Aitmatov: Kyrgyzstan’s Most Influential Writer

A couple weeks ago I was given the rare opportunity of taking a tour through the home of Kyrgyzstan’s most famous and influential author, the late Chyngyz Aitmatov.  Chyngyz Aitmatov’s lyrical prose masterfully infuses the traditions of Kyrgyzstan’s nomadic culture as well as var ...