Khaled Hosseini - A Thousand Splendid Suns (2nd Hand Paperback)
- Format : Larger, Thick, Trade 2nd Hand Paperback
- Condition : Good
- Category : Fiction - Modern Classics
- Published : 2007 (Trade - hardback sized - Paperback)
- ISBN : 9780747582977
- SKU : B001309
- PPC : SP500gm
- RRP : £11.99
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
A Thousand Splendid Suns is a 2007 novel by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini. It is his second, following his bestselling 2003 debut, The Kite Runner.
Miriam 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.
'A suspenseful epic' - The Daily Telegraph.
'Deeply moving' - The Sunday Times.
'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' - The Washington Post.
'A masterful narrative . . . He is a storyteller of dizzying power' - The Evening Standard.
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