A Thousand Splendid Suns (Paperback)
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A Thousand Splendid Suns (Paperback)

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Paperback 432 Pages / Published: 12/01/2008
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Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship grows between Mariam and a local teenager, Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter. When the Taliban take over, life becomes a desperate struggle against starvation, brutality and fear. Yet love can move a person to act in unexpected ways, and lead them to overcome the most daunting obstacles with a startling heroism.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780747585893
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm


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'In case you're wondering whether A Thousand Splendid Suns is as good as The Kite Runner, here's the answer: No. It's better' Washington Post 'Only the hardest of hearts could fail to be as moved' Glamour 'A masterful narrative ... He is a storyteller of dizzying power' Evening Standard 'Hosseini has that rare thing, a Dickensian knack for storytelling' Daily Telegraph

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“A Thousand Splendid Suns”

I am really sorry but I thought the Kite Runner was a far superior written book with a lot more depth and a very touching story. I really expected a book with much more depth. Kite Runner left me emotionally drained,... More

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“A Thousand Splendid Suns”

Beautifully written book which was hard to put down

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“A heart rending tale about women in Afghanistan”

This is a story about two women, a generation apart.

The first is Miriam, and illegitimate girl, who after the loss of her mother, is betrothed to Rasheed, a man 30 years older than her. He is cold and uncaring, and... More

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