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First published in Vienna in 1937, this classic story of romance and adventure tells the tale of Ali, a young Muslim aristocrat who falls in love with the beautiful and enigmatic Nino, a young Christian princess. Set against the backdrop of a city in transition and on the eve of war, this novel relates the passion between two people pulled apart by culture, religion, and war. Considered the national novel of Azerbaijan, this book is a beautifully haunting masterpiece.


Publicada por primera vez en Viena en 1937, este relato clásico de romance y aventura cuenta la historia de Alí, un joven aristócrata musulmán que se enamora de la bella y enigmática Nino, una joven princesa cristiana. Con una ciudad en transición y el estallido de la primera guerra mundial como su trasfondo, esta novela narra la pasión entre dos personas que han sido separados por su cultura, su religión y la guerra. Considerada como la novela nacional de Azerbaiyán, este libro es una obra maestra bellamente evocadora.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788492663590
Publisher: Libros del Asteroide
Publication date: 05/01/2013
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Kurban Said is a pseudonym for the author of Ali and Nino, whose true identity is unknown. Azerbaijani author Yusif Vazir Chamanzaminli is recognized as the probable author of the book due to the many coincidences and similarities between his life and the plot of the novel. Isabel Payno is a translator whose work focuses on translating works from German and English into Spanish.

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