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Earth and Ashes

This short novel, which can be read in one sitting, takes readers into the minds of civilians caught up in the extremity and ambiguity of war. Set during the Russian occupation of Afghanistan, an old man and his grandson sit in a deserted landscape. As we watch them, we learn their story.

Important places

Pul-i-Khumri (1)


Baghlan (1)
Kabul (74)


Afghanistan (518)

Other geographical areas

Hindu Kush (58)
Southern Asia (3,549)