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First Read—From “Stone Dreams”

November 14th, 2018
by Akram Aylisli
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“But there’s no one who doesn’t know Sadai Sadygly. You see, no one else in the world has played Hamlet, Othello, Aidyn, and Kefli Iskender like he has.”

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