The Dead Lake

by Hamid Ismailov, Andrew Bromfield

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The Dead Lake

Yerzhan grows up in a remote part of Kazakhstan where the Soviets test atomic weapons. As a young boy he falls in love with the neighbour's daughter and one evening, to impress her, he dives into a forbidden lake. The radio-active water changes Yerzhan. He will never grow into a man. While the girl he loves becomes a beautiful woman.

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Challenge: Read Around Asia Challenge
Country: Uzbekistan flag Uzbekistan
Language: EN
Genre: Historical
Recommended: 02 Mar 2022

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