The devils dance by an author banned in uzbekistan for twenty seven years brings to life the extraordinary culture of 19th century turkestan a world of lavish poetry recitals brutal polo matches and a cosmopolitan and culturally diverse islam rarely described in western literature hamid ismailovs virtuosic prose recreates this multilingual milieu in a digressive intricately . Casting the devils dance a feature film by james m perry synopsis on an attempt at a new life a former dancers life goes into a criminally dark direction affecting those closest to her . Significantly the devils dance is ismailovs first novel to be translated from the uzbek into english rather than the russian in which he also writes and uzbek language and literature and as identity are fundamental to the story not only because one of the languages most famous authors is the central figure so for example qodiriy . The devils dance is the 2nd translation of a novel by the uzbek author hamid ismailov which i have read in my review of the first the 2015 iffp longlisted the dead lake i was impressed by the prose and translation but left a little disappointed by the bre
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