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Kulager
 
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Ilias Jansugurov
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Kulager

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"Kulager is the heartbreaking story of the poet Akan, whose beloved horse Kulager is killed in a race by a rival, envious of his reputation as the best in the steppe."
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published 2018 by National Bureau of Translations
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Bernie Gourley
Aug 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This narrative poem was written by Ilias Jansugurov about the life of another poet, a man named Akan who lived from 1843 to 1913. More accurately, it’s about Akan’s horse, the eponymously named “Kulager.” The story revolves around a horse race that is takes place in Kazakhstan. An important, if unloved, man passed away, and as part of the wake there is a massive get together of people from far and wide, and it features a horse race.

Kulager is a crowd favorite, and in the cut-throat Kazakh steppe
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