And the Mountains Echoed (Paperback)
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And the Mountains Echoed (Paperback)

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Paperback 496 Pages / Published: 23/08/2018
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THE RICHARD & JUDY NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER 'Magnificent' Mail on Sunday 'Gripping' New York Times 'A master storyteller' The Times 'Epic' Sunday Telegraph Ten-year-old Abdullah would do anything for his younger sister. In a life of poverty and struggle, with no mother to care for them, Pari is the only person who brings Abdullah happiness. For her, he will trade his only pair of shoes to give her a feather for her treasured collection. When their father sets off with Pari across the desert to Kabul in search of work, Abdullah is determined not to be separated from her. Neither brother nor sister know what this fateful journey will bring them.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781526604637
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 345 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A story of love, separation, friendship, compassion, exile, memory and the troubled history of Afghanistan, spanning three continents and sixty years ... Hosseini is a master storyteller * The Times *
Hosseini pulls off his usual - impressive - trick of breaking your heart and leaving you smiling * Daily Telegraph *
Hosseini digs deep and brings up diamonds * Independent on Sunday *
With profound depth and compassion, Hosseini writes about the bonds that define us and shape our lives * Mail on Sunday *
His most assured and emotionally gripping story yet ... A testament to his intimate knowledge of their inner lives, and to his power as an old-fashioned storyteller * New York Times *
The novel's poignant, bittersweet conclusion is will almost certainly bring tears to your eyes * Daily Mail *
The mountains echo with the voices and events from the past and the ripples extend outwards beyond the final page * Daily Express *
An absorbing read from a master storyteller * Financial Times *
An irresistible treasure trail ... A novel that will change how you judge yourself and others * Stylist *
And the Mountains Echoed charges its readers for the emotional particles they are, giving them what they want, with a narrative facility as great as any blockbusting author alive * Observer *

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“A great read set over decades”

I found The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns amazing-but brutal-stories. I had never before read about Afghanistan and these stories took me away into another world.
"And the Mountains Echoed" is far... More

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Nicole @WstonesHemel

“Stunning Epic.”

Abdullah's father tells a story at bedtime, the next day his life changes and so does his sister, Pari's.
Over the span of 6 decades, I was taken through Afghanistan, Tinos {in Greece] and Kabul, taken back... More

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“Masterful Storytelling”

After loving his two previous novels I was already excited to see this after a 7 year gap.

This book holds the trademarks of Hosseini's earlier novels in the deep emotions that he writes with skill, and a plot... More

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