Hertfordshire Press & Cambridge Intertanional Press Presents: Gulsifat Shakhidi's new book
"Bringing together two works by the Tajik author, Gulsifat Shahidi, I am Looking Towards the East and Sentimental Journey or All in Good Time, this title takes an in-depth look at the historical relationship between Tajik and Russian literature and literary figures. Volume one draws an endearing portrait of the nineteenth-century translator-poet, Vasily Zhukovsky, whilst volume two concentrates on Russian-Tajik literary connections during the early years of the Soviet Union. Through her painstaking analysis of texts, archival documents and personal interviews, Shahidi masterfully bringing the characters and events of both periods to life. Her works are both academic thesis and a lovingly drawn living history."
Book Available now! Harback https://www.amazon.co.uk/I-am-Looking-Towards-East/dp/1910886661/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1510222248&sr=8-1&keywords=I+am+Looking+Towards+the+East&fbclid=IwAR2z_BXM9Y659FoeMXvl1fyrn8pWAjAYBJu-gpN1foFBLB9yKycqOSD4e-M