Ali and Nino A Love Story

Ali and Nino

A Love Story

  • ISBN: 9781468314403
  • Publication Date: December 20, 2016


Price: $15.95

Hailed as one of the most romantic epic novels of all time, Kurban Said’s Ali and Nino is “poignant and beautiful . . . alive with a vividly unique vision of colliding cultures and enduring love” (Newsweek).

Ali and Nino, two lovers from vastly different backgrounds, grow up together in carefree innocence in Baku on the Caspian Sea. Here, where Eastern and Occidental collide, they are inevitably drawn into the events of the First World War and the Russian Revolution. Torn apart by the turmoil, Ali joins the defense of Azerbajan from the onslaught of the Red Army, and Nino flees to the safety of Paris with their child, not knowing whether they will ever see each other again.

A sweeping tale, as romantic and gripping as Gone with the Wind or Dr. Zhivago, it portrays, against a gloriously exotic backdrop, the enduring love between childhood friends divided by their separate cultures.