Аннотация: The article deals with the poetic skills, compositional features and plot of the six-volume novel "Crime" by the classic writer of Kazakh literature in China Kazhykumar Shabdanuly. In addition, the image and behavior of the characters encountered in the work are considered. Information about the life and works of the writer. The novel's closeness to historical truth is proved by historical facts. According to the peculiarities and nature of the category of time and space, the traditions and way of life of the people of that epoch are described. The work reveals the moods and thoughts of the people depicted in the novel. On the basis of the application of different methods and approaches to the study of poetics in the theory of literary criticism, the harmonious use of artistic means in the work of the writer and the thematic and ideological features of the novel "Crime" are scientifically determined. In the article, all the events raised by the author to describe the epoch in which he lived, to the completeness of the implementation of the idea, raise issues of global significance, not only of one dynasty, or one tribe, or even one country. It turned out that the study of Kazakh literature abroad and its introduction into scientific circulation is a major issue. The main value of the work is its depiction of historical events and personalities. This novel has a high artistic, stylistic, thematic and ideological character in the Kazakh literature. The results of the study proved through the author's novel that the idea reveals the horrific crimes of the Soviet era and the period of political repression in China.
Ключевые слова: Kazakh literature abroad, Kazakh literature in China, Xinjiang, the Three Regions Revolution, the literature of the new era, the government of Qing Dynasty, the Golden Legend of the Kazakhs.