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A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns
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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.
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  • A Review of A Thousand Splendid SunsbyTatichancelier
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    • Tatichancelier reviewed this book on 29/08/2011
    • "Even better than the kite runner, in my opinion!! A really amazing story about life and friendship...one of the best books I ever read."

  • A Review of A Thousand Splendid Sunsbymariemac
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    • Mariemac reviewed this book on 08/05/2012
    • "Adore this book. Everyone should be made to read this book. So moving, a story of true friendship and illustrates beautifully the strength of the human spirit. Read it you will not be disappointed."

  • A Review of A Thousand Splendid SunsbyLacarter
    • A Thousand Splendid Suns
    • Lacarter reviewed this book on 14/12/2012
    • "After reading Hosseini’s Kite Runner I jumped straight into a Thousand Splendid Suns and was rewarded with yet another fantastic book that I couldn’t put down but what a tragic story. Far from the happy ending that we have come to expect, Hosseini shocks us with a gritty believable account of the lives of Afghanistan’s women. A Thousand Splendid Suns is very similar to Kite Runner in the se..."

  • A Review of A Thousand Splendid SunsbyDonnaH
    • A Thousand Splendid Suns
    • DonnaH reviewed this book on 10/08/2013
    • "I thought the Kite Runner was good. This was even better! A story of friendship, love and courage. "


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