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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382 printed pages

Impressions

    Fani Hshared an impression5 years ago
    👍Worth reading
    💡Learnt A Lot
    🚀Unputdownable
    💧Soppy

    I don't know whether the end of this book is the real situation or just the imagination of the author. All I know is this book breaks my heart over and over and over again.

    Bashir Saineshared an impression3 years ago
    👍Worth reading
    💡Learnt A Lot

    Captivating! This book will drag the empathy out of you even if you've never been capable of the emotion

    Labibah Riazshared an impression6 years ago
    💞Loved Up

    Absolutely absorbing and awakening

Quotes

    Светлана Комароваhas quoted5 years ago
    Learn this now and learn it well, my daughter: Like a compass needle that points north, a man’s accusing finger always finds a woman. Always. You remember that, Mariam
    Menna Abu Zahrahas quoted2 months ago
    Mariam was five years old the first time she heard the word harami.
    Eugenia Ivanovahas quoted6 months ago
    The Chinese say it's better to be deprived of food for three days than tea for one

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