Books Set in the -stan Countries

That is to say, books set or partially set in Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Pakistan. Fiction or nonfiction is okay.
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147 books · 135 voters · list created June 16th, 2010 by Meaghan (votes) .
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Emma Deplores Goodreads Censorship The Blood of Flowers and Rooftops of Tehran are both set in Iran, not any of the "-stan" countries. Presumably, Cracking India is set in India.


message 2: by Melinda (new)

Melinda @Emma,
Cracking India seems to be about the partition of India, which certainly involves Pakistan, so I'll leave it, but I'll delete The Blood of Flowers and Rooftops of Tehran.


message 3: by Meaghan (new)

Meaghan A list of books set in countries ending with just "an" would be longer, needing to include Bhutan, Azerbaijan, Japan, Sudan and South Sudan. To say nothing of countries that just have "an" somewhere in their names! Andorra, Germany, Dominican Republic, anything with "land" in it...


message 4: by Gardenia (new)

Gardenia Plant Midnight's Children is set in India.


message 5: by Jalilah (new)

Jalilah I tried adding this book The Tale of Aypi from Turkmenistan to this list but was unable to


message 6: by Susanna - Censored by GoodReads (last edited Jan 19, 2021 01:12PM) (new)

Susanna - Censored by GoodReads What happened when you tried to add it?

I had no difficulty adding it.


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