Ualikhanov and Dostoevsky. Secrets are in the details

“Do you see the rosewood box? This is a gift from my Siberian friend Shokan Ualikhanov, and it is very dear to me. I keep in it my manuscripts, letters and things that are important to me." From the memoirs of Anna Dostoevskaya This rosewood box played an incredible role in the fate of the writer. We can say that to a large extent, it helped Dostoevsky to gain worldwide fame and find family happiness. How did it happen? What other secrets remained behind the scenes and what has Shambhala to do with it? The letters of the Kazakh sultan and the Russian prose writer have been studied to the last letter. But can we read between the lines? The mysterious riddle of a rosewood box or the amazing story of friendship.