Islam Karimov Foundation

Publishing projects of Karimov Foundation

In 2019 the Karimov Foundation has realised a very special project: the publication of “Days Gone By”, an English translation of one of Uzbekistan’s best-loved novels by well-known author Abdulla Qadiri.

“Days Gone By” (“O’tkan kunlar”) is a seminal work that saw the beginning of the Uzbek school of realism.

Translated by Carol Ermakova, and edited by Julie Wickenden, this deluxe hardback edition is published by French publishing house Nouveau Monde Editions and includes specially-commissioned illustrations by acclaimed Uzbek artist Bobur Ismailov.