It took almost ten years to write. Part of the problem was research, and part was the characters. The story revolved around five main characters, all of whom had complex pasts, unconventional career paths, and murky relationships with the truth and with each other.
Q I have five days in Uzbekistan later this year. How should I divide my time to make the most of the country in such short order? I assume that you are travelling in and out of the capital, Tashkent.
Srinath Perur 11 Oct, About halfway into the three-hour flight from Delhi to Tashkent, I fear the plane will begin to spin anti-clockwise and spiral down. This is because almost every passenger from the right and middle sections of the plane has risen and crowded into the left aisle, with some actually crouched above those sitting in the leftmost seats of the Uzbekistan Airways A
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Wed 30 Jan From the blue-tiled mosques of Bukhara to the remote semi-autonomous region of Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan offers ancient culture and ample opportunity for adventure. Getting into the country, and getting around it, is now much easier.
Many tourists viewing Samarkand's medieval architecture are getting more of a local "welcome" than they bargained for: propositions from the town's growing numbers of prostitutes. Barno Samieva, head of the local women's council, told IWPR that the sex industry is growing rapidly, mainly as a result of the country's economic difficulties. A lack of job opportunities and rising prices are forcing Uzbek women to take desperate measures.
U zbekistan — a country that was barely on the tourist map until recently — has come into focus. When I tell people I have been there, it seems everyone knows someone who was bowled over by it. Uzbekistan takes hold of the imagination and does not let go.
The Central Asian republic of Uzbekistan has one of the world's most vicious regimes. But his accusations that the Government was turning a blind eye to the use of torture brought him into conflict with support for the "war on terror", and he was forced to resign after a smear campaign encompassing both his private and professional life that destroyed his health and his marriage. In this book, Murray tells his side of the story.