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Ali and Nino
With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Ali and Nino is the epic novel of enduring romance in a time of war. It has been hailed as one of the most romantic epic novels of all time. Ali and Nino, two lovers from vastly different backgrounds, grow up together in carefree innocence in Baku on the Caspian Sea. Here, where Eastern and Occidental collide, they are inevitably drawn into the events of the First World War and the Russian Revolution. Torn apart by the turmoil, Ali joins the defense of Azerbajan from the onslaught of the Red Army, and Nino flees to the safety of Paris with their child, not knowing whether they will ever see each other again.
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The young protagonists reflect the tensions of East and West in times of joy and despair, showing that love can rise above ideology and centuries-old hatred. - Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
The film is written by Christopher Hampton  and directed by Asif Kapadia. During the Russian Empire , Ali and Nino fall in love. Ali is a Muslim from Azerbaijan who lives in the oil-rich city of Baku , in the family's Shirvanshir Palace. Ali's friend, Malik, agrees to help bring the aristocratic parents to accept a marriage. World War I breaks out in Europe. Malik and Nino go to the opera, while Ali and Nino agree to secretly meet afterward.