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A Thousand Splendid Suns Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns By Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Condition - Very Good
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Fifteen-year-old Mariam is sent to Kabul for her arranged marriage to Rasheed. Almost twenty years later, she forms a close friendship with Laila, a local teenager, and becomes something of a mother figure to her. When the Taliban take over, life is turned upside down, and the women live in fear and must fight for their survival.

A Thousand Splendid Suns Summary

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

However, despite the desperate circumstances, love prevails and helps them overcome the most challenging of times and the most daunting of situations to become the heroines of their own story.
A Thousand Splendid Suns is a breathtaking novel from the author Khaled Hosseini, who is famous for his internationally bestselling book, The Kite Runner.
You should read this book if…
  • You are interested in the lives of Afghan women during the reign of the Taliban
  • You love stories about love and passion overcoming fear
  • You want to read a powerful story of strong women who support one another

A Thousand Splendid Suns Reviews

'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

About Khaled Hosseini

Khaled Hosseini was born in Kabul, Afghanistan and moved to the United States in 1980. His first novel, The Kite Runner, was an international bestseller, published in thirty-four countries. In 2006 he was named a US goodwill envoy to the United Nations Refugee Agency. He lives in northern California.

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A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
Used - Very Good
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Winner of British Book Awards: Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year Award 2008 Short-listed for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2009 Short-listed for British Book Awards: Sainsbury's Popular Fiction Award 2008 Short-listed for British Book Awards: Reader's Digest Author of the Year Award 2008
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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