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Dshamilja

3.85 of 5 stars 3.85  ·  rating details  ·  1,537 ratings  ·  133 reviews
Der 15-jährige Said erzählt die Geschichte seiner jungen, verheirateten Schwägerin Dshamilja. Während ihr ungeliebter Ehemann an der Front steht, lernt die selbstbewusste, lebensfrohe Dshamilja den scheuen, träumerischen Danijar kennen und lieben. Der junge Said erzählt mit den Augen eines Kindes, das zu verstehen beginnt, welch eine Macht die Liebe sein kann. Denn Dshamil ...more
Taschenbuch, 95 pages
Published July 1st 1990 by Unionsverlag (first published 1958)
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Nataliya
I think the confusion about what this Aitmatov's 1958 short lyrical novella actually *is* stems from the often-quoted remark by the French writer Louis Aragon, hailing it as 'the most beautiful love story in the world'.

It *is* a love story of sorts, but it's *not* a romance. Seeing it as just a tale of two lovers is akin to reducing 'Anna Karenina' to nothing more but Anna and Vronsky's affair.

Love in this novella is far more than simply romance. It has a multitude of faces; it encompasses ever
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Rifat Sanjida
কোন এক বিচিতর কারণে আমার পরায় সব পরিয় বইয়েই কোন না কোন ভাবে ছবি আঁকাআঁকি নিয়ে একটা অংশ থাকে। এক জীবনে ভীষণভাবে আঁকিয়ে হতে চেয়েছিলাম বলেই? :)

জামিলার সূচনা অথবা শুরুই হয়েছে সাধারণ ফরেমে বাঁধানো ছোটট একটা ছবির গলপ নিয়ে। সাদামাটা একটা ছবি, শরতের রঙচটা আকাশে ধূসর মেঘের দল, পাহাড়ের দিকে করমশ বেঁকে যাওয়া পথের ধারে শুকনো, ধুলোমাখা ঘাসের ঝোপ, আর গাড়ির চাকার পরায় মুছে যাওয়া দাগের মতোই করমে অসপষট হয়ে ওঠা দুটো মানুষের পরতিকৃতি।
এদের একজন জামিলা।

সতেপখামারের ধার ঘেঁষা পাহাড়ি গরামগুলো, যুদধে যোগ দিতে যাওয়া যু
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Carmo Santos
Peguei neste livro com grandes expectativas. Vindo do sótão (sacrilégio!) da Biblioteca Municipal era-me totalmente desconhecido, mas a recomendação era por demais positiva.
Abafei o ruido à minha volta com musica nos ouvidos, suficientemente alta para me distanciar do mundo.
E assim - por vezes na nossa vida - criamos momentos mágicos que nos ficarão na memória.
Em modo repetição, o Air de Bach, fundiu-se nos acordes melodiosos de uma das escritas mais bonitas que já li. Tinham-me aconselhado a lê
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Lynda
WORLD WAR II PROPAGANDA

"Do the job he left behind."
"Women in the war -- we can't win without them."
"The girl he left behind is still behind him -- she's a WOW (Woman Ordinance Worker)"
"The more women at work, the sooner we win."


World War II officially lasted from 1939 until 1945, but the causes of the conflict and its horrible aftermath echoed for decades, dominated by unimaginable misery and destruction. In the late 1930s, the global population stood at approximately 2 billion. In less than a d
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Tiago Diogo
"Oxalá ressoe em cada uma das minhas pinceladas a canção de Daniar! Oxalá palpite em cada uma das minhas pinceladas o coração de Djamila!"
Teresa
Sessenta páginas repletas de amor...
O brotar do primeiro amor do jovem narrador...
O amor entre Djamila e Danier; um amor improvável, que nos recorda que não amamos quem queremos, ou devemos...
O amor pela grandiosa natureza que, com os seus sons e cores, harmoniza e ilumina estas lindas histórias de amor...
Ahmad Sharabiani
در کانون ماجرا «جمیله»، دختر جوان قرقیز با شوهر نه چندان موردعلاقهاش، «صادق»، که در ارتش شوروی خدمت میکند، قرار دارد. راوی مستقیم داستان، «سعید»، برادر ناتنی و پانزده ساله «صادق» است، که به ستایش زن برادر میپردازد، و از او حمایت میکند. «جمیله» با دیگر زنان روستا تفاوت دارد. او خودرای و خودآگاه و گاه گستاخ است، و به هیچ وجه حاضر نیست خود را فقط یک مخلوق آماده به خدمت بداند، لذا کارهای سخت را به شوهرش وامیگذارد. «جمیله» همیشه میداند چطور پسرکهای سمج را از خود دور کند، تا اینکه «دانیار» خجالتی و رو ...more
Mark Staniforth
At just ninety-six broad-spaced pages, Chingiz Aitmatov's 'Jamilia' wisps by at the speed of a Kyrgyz breeze. But for all its brevity, Aitmatov's narrative is so soaked in the richness of both his beloved homeland and the lives of the characters he has crafted within it, that it lingers longer than most novels twice or three times its size.
Sometimes, plot synopses cannot do a book justice, however hard you try. Suffice to say 'Jamelia' is an almost impossibly delicate tale of a love affair set a
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Ana
"Nada disto nos explica, porém, que, algures na Ásia Central, um jovem tenha escrito, no início da segunda metade do século XX, uma história que é - juro-o - a mais bela história de amor do mundo. Uma história ao mesmo tempo breve e imensa. Uma história de amor onde não há uma palavra inútil, uma frase que não tenha eco no coração".
Aragon
Um livro lindo! Feito à minha medida, porque adoro, perder-me, encontrar-me, emocionar-me para além do razoável, ser arrastada por um turbilhão de emoções… ser
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Ubaid Talpur
chingiz aitmatov knew how to take the reader in the story , this is nice book not as good as his other book "Duishen" is.
Rubi
Qué ternura, qué relato tan conmovedor y sobre todo qué bien escrito. (Cómo me gustaría saber leer en ruso porque si es tan bonito en castellano, me imagino que en su idioma original tendrá aún muchos más matices).

Al cerrar la cubierta del libro, un pensamiento se ha quedado rondando en mi cabeza: El camino hacia la propia felicidad no es siempre fácil. A veces es necesario un cambio radical o huir... Eso sí, se necesita mucha valentía para realizar nuestros sueños y no siempre los que nos rodea
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Joe Whittington
This is a book I would probably never have been aware of, let alone picked up and read, had it not been chosen for the August book of the month at Waterstones. It really was a pleasant surprise.

It’s a joy to read and contains some beautiful description. It really is testament to how well written it is that it feels such a complete and fully realised story in so few pages. My colleagues and I agreed that it doesn’t need more than its humble 96 pages, and does a lot more with those pages than man
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Shahzoda Nazarova
I must highlight that this epic love story has helped many runaway girls in Central Asia and in many occasions has probably saved many lifes since it's first publication in the Soviet Union. Chingiz Aitmatov supported many women by choosing Jamilia as a heroin of his novel, but unfortunately, this point was not greatly recognized by the critics so far.

I have read this short novel many times in Russian, but this is the first time I have read it in English and yet again with joy.

s.nazarova
17 may
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Amalie
This is a beautiful novella of love, life and love for one's land. It describes the rich Kyrgyz culture during a specific time frame in recent history. It is said that Jamila made Chingiz Aitmatov well-known outside the Soviet Union. However after reading this I began to wonder why Aitmatov is not more widely read or known as he deserves to be.

*************SPOILERS*******************

Jamila is a coming of age story. It recounts the forbidden love between the narrator's sister-in-law Jamilya and
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তাহসিন রেজা
জামিলা ! নাকি জামিলিযা ! সঠিক উচচারণ আমার জানা নেই । রুশ ভাষা জানা এক ফেসবুক বনধু জানালো ওটা জামিলাই হবে ! কিরগিয লেখক চিঙগিয আইতমাতভের এক অবিসমরণীয চরিতর জামিলা । লেখায জাদুর কথা অনেক শুনেছি । দেখেছিও । কিনতু জামিলা পডে যাকে বলে আমি সপেলবাউনড । মনতরমুগধতা কাকে বলে হাডে হাডে বুঝলাম ।
গলপের শুরু সাদামাটা ফরেমে বাঁধাই করা একটা ছবির বরণনা দিযে । শরতের আকাশে উডতে থাকা মেঘদল, পাহাডের সারি, নিডল গলাস ঝোপে আকীরণ পথ । সদয বৃষটিতে ভেজা ওই পথে দুটো মানুষের পরতিকৃতি, তাদের পাযের ছাপ করমশ এগিযে যেতে যেতে দিগ
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Emma Deplores Goodreads Censorship
At just 96 pages, or around 18,600 words, Jamilia isn’t even safely in novella territory; many would consider it a “novelette.” I was impressed to see the author fit what felt like a complete story into such a short work.

During World War II, most Kyrgyz men are off at the front. Meanwhile, fifteen-year-old Seit hauls grain to the nearest train station to aid in the war effort, accompanied by his sister-in-law, Jamilia, and a wounded soldier, Daniyar. Jamilia and Daniyar fall in love, and Seit is
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Chrissie
BEFORE READING:Doesn't take place in the Caucasus but instead in Kyrgyzstan. Perhaps more of a love story to ones homeland rather than between people? I wish I could read a bit of the text somewhere...

There is a link to the entire book in the first comment below! I forgot and bought the book. What does that say about my head?!

AFTER READING: 4 stars. Prose that envelopes you in the place (Kyrgyzstan) and the emotions of the village people. It is about love, love between people, love for your home
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Alina
Tal como é dito na sinopse, esta é uma história de amor "ao mesmo tempo breve e imensa".
É uma obra escrita magistralmente que, sendo curta, não há palavras vãs. Todo o ambiente descrito, a paisagem, o tempo, as gotas frias das nuvens e o ar seco da estepe em pleno Agosto pintam o amor subtil entre Djamila e Daniar.
Não é um livro óbvio. Não é para quem gosta de ler rápido. Não é para quem se atafulha de livros sem sentido.
É um livro para ser lido tal como se deve apreciar a vida: com cuidado, tem
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Bert
As far as lovers go, I didn't think either Jamilia or Daniyar were much of a catch. What with Jamilia being a pretty typical male fantasy projection of 'sassy peasant hottie', and Daniyar having all the charisma of your average grain hauler. Same goes for Seit and his "paintings" which you can bet are dreadful. This was over-sentimental, simplistic and a little dull, but not awful awful, it's just something that would probably appeal to fans of Paulo Coehlo or Jack Vettriano (if you know what I' ...more
Keith Perena
I picked this up last week and was immediately immersed into rural Soviet Union. Mr. Aitmatov captures the Russian tradition of writing about the rural condition. Charged with a love story that finds it fruition late in the novel, it leaves readers wanting more.
Zuberino
What starts out as a fairly ho-hum story, set in the Kyrgyz steppe during the war years, takes flight suddenly, miraculously, halfway in and transforms itself into something entirely different and beautiful. If Aitmatov had never written anything else, this story would still stand as his lasting monument. They even issued a postage stamp in Kyrgyzstan to commemmorate Jamilia, and no wonder!

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"In the evening, as we rode through the ravine, I felt I was being transported to a different world. I li
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khashayar
I guess I am left with not much to say, Aragon has raised it above the Kipling's World's Most Beautiful Love Story. The story is narrated by Seit now a painter who looks back on childhood memories particularly the stirring and inspirational love story which have inspired him to be a painter. Seit's sister in law, Jamilia, is working in kolkhoz and destiny brings her and Daniyar together, they fall in love and elope. The romance inflames the desire of Seit to become a painter, he wants to capture ...more
Nina Mielke
Ein so schönes Vorwort bereitet einen auf die Geschichte vor und man erwartet wirklich die schönste Liebesgeschichte der Welt.
Nein, meiner Meinung nach ist es nicht die schönste Liebesgeschichte der Welt. Es ist auch nicht die schönste Geschichte von T. Aitmatow.
Aber es ist eine ganz besondere Geschichte. Es ist die Geschichte von Dshamilja und Danijar.
Letztendlich dreht es sich in dem Buch nicht wirklich um die Liebe, zumindest im Großteil. Erst am Ende erkennt man die Liebe und die Zusammenhän
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Fatma Almarzooqi
أعطيت هذه الرواية خمس نجوم من أغلب القراء لا أعلم ما السبب لكنها لا تستحق كل هذه النجوم فلم تكن أجمل قصة حب في العالم كما كتب على الغلاف ... قصة حب عادية تكررت في أغلب الروايات بل أنتهت بقصة خيانه

نصحية قارىء ومهني: لا تغتر دائما بما يكتب على الغلاف ولا نصيحة ناشر وخصوصاً إن كان غرضه البيع فقط
Azzageddi
In this short novella, Aitmatov uses a frame narrative technique to tell the story of a free-spirited young Kirghiz woman named Jamila, who is trapped in a loveless marriage to a soldier at the front and finds herself beginning to fall in love with another wounded soldier who has returned to their small village. These two budding lovers work together, along with her brother-in-law/narrator, at a collective farm harvesting food to send to the boys at the front. The story is presented as the refle ...more
Susanne
It is hailed as one of the most beautiful love stories in the world and I have a hard time really following this declaration. It is a beautiful love story - no doubt. The difficulties of closing the distance and overcoming the obstacles are beautifully described, but I can't really connect to Dshamilija nor the love of the boy for his sister-in-law.

What I like is the presented concept of love in general and I love the way Aitmatov paints the picture of the landscape. At some points it is a bit t
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أقمار المسيري
فمنذ زمن بعيد وأنا احبك وحين كانت لا أعرفك ، كنت احبك وانتظرك وقد جئت كما لو كنت تعلم أنني أنتظرك ! رواية جميلة . جنكيز ايتماتوف

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هكذا أحدث نفسي ، وكثيراً ما أحدث نفسي بأشياء ، ولكن لست دائماً أوفق بشيء ... وانا حتى الان لا اعرف اي لوحة سأرسم . ولكنني اعرف مقابل ذلك شيئاً واحداً ، أنني سأبحث . جنكيز ايتماتوف .المعلم الاول

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وكنا نلتقي لأننا لا نستطيع إلا أن نلتقي . جنكيز ايتماتوف . شجيرتي في منديل أحمر

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أقمار المسيري
فمنذ زمن بعيد وأنا احبك وحين كانت لا أعرفك ، كنت احبك وانتظرك وقد جئت كما لو كنت تعلم أنني أنتظرك ! رواية جميلة . جنكيز ايتماتوف

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هكذا أحدث نفسي ، وكثيراً ما أحدث نفسي بأشياء ، ولكن لست دائماً أوفق بشيء ... وانا حتى الان لا اعرف اي لوحة سأرسم . ولكنني اعرف مقابل ذلك شيئاً واحداً ، أنني سأبحث . جنكيز ايتماتوف .المعلم الاول

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وكنا نلتقي لأننا لا نستطيع إلا أن نلتقي . جنكيز ايتماتوف . شجيرتي في منديل أحمر

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Angie
What a random little book this was. A first person narrative telling the story of a love affair that the narrator was not a part of was off putting and led to massive questions of unreliability that could not be resolved. Add to that the fact that the title should have been 'Daniyar' not 'Jamilia' as he was the one that caused the narrator's epiphany is what makes it wholly unrecommendable. The front cover and the blurb led to hope for a three dimensional female protagonist who jad something to ...more
Pippa
This is supposed to be one of the greatest love stories ever written. Hmm. Perhaps because it is so short there is no time for any real development of characters, place or situations. It feels as if it is merely a synopsis for a longer, more complex novel. Some of the imagery used is beautiful and yet the narrator so often resorts to 'it was indescribable' which frustrates. The narrator I also found to be irritating. Perhaps I have missed something; part of me hopes that I have missed something ...more
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Chinghiz Aitmatov (Чингиз Айтматов, Tschingis Aitmatow, Čingiz Ajtmatov, Tšõngõz Ajtmatov,Cengiz Aytmatov) was an author who wrote in both Russian and Kyrgyz. He was the best known figure in Kyrgyzstan literature.

Aitmatov's parents were civil servants in Sheker. The name Chingiz is the same as the honorary title of Genghis Khan. In early childhood he wandered as a nomad with his family, as the Kyr
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