(From the publisher):
Set in the vast windswept Central Asian steppes and the infinite reaches of galactic space. From elements of myth, history, realistic narrative, and science fiction, Chingiz Aitmatov has woven a rich tapestry that blends cosmic speculation with the age-old legends of the Asiatic steppes. This powerful tale offers a vivid view of the culture and values of the Soviet Union's Central Asian peoples.
Original title: И дольше века длится день
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Literary Fiction/classics