The Caspian Sea by Chloe Dewe Mathews

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In a coastal cemetery, Uzbek migrant workers wear makeshift masks and sunglasses to protect themselves from the sun's glare, which bounces off the mussel-chalk they work with. They are building elaborate mausoleums for the newly rich middle class. These grave builders work from dawn til dusk, sleeping on site for months at a time.