risc book club: The Incomplete Manuscript
date: Thu 20th December 2018 time: 19:30 venue: room 1 price: free contact: michele@risc.org.uk

By Kamal Abdullayev - Azerbaijan

Translated from Azerbaijani by Anne Thompson, this is a novel narrating the imaginary life of medieval icons. When a young researcher accidentally comes across a manuscript in the Manuscripts Institute, he discovers the unexpected but well-known epic Kitabi Dada Korkud, combined with the history of Azerbaijani shah and poet Shah Ismail's life set in an entirely new interpretation. 210pp