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A Thousand Splendid Suns A Thousand Splendid Suns PDF Ü A Thousand Epub / thousand book, splendid mobile, suns book, A Thousand book, A Thousand Splendid SunsA Thousand Splendid Suns EpubA Thousand Splendid Suns is a breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghanistan s last thirty years from the Soviet invasion to the reign of the Taliban to post Taliban rebuilding that puts the violence, fear, hope, and faith A Thousand Epub / of this country in intimate, human terms It is a tale of two generations of characters brought jarringly together by the tragic sweep of war, where personal lives the struggle to survive, raise a family, find happiness are inextricable from the history playing out around themPropelled by the same storytelling instinct that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once a remarkable chronicle of three decades of Afghan history and a deeply moving account of family and friendship It is a striking, heart wrenching novel of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love a stunning accomplishment front flap.

  • Hardcover
  • 372
  • A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Khaled Hosseini
  • English
  • 10 January 2018
  • 1594489505

About the Author: Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns PDF Ü A Thousand Epub / thousand book, splendid mobile, suns book, A Thousand book, A Thousand Splendid SunsA Thousand Splendid Suns EpubHosseini was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, in In Hosseini and his family moved to Iran where his father worked for the Embassy of Afghanistan in Tehran In Hosseini s family returned to Kabul, and Hosseini s youngest brother A Thousand Epub / was born in July of that yearIn , when Hosseini was years old, Hosseini s father obtained a job in Paris, France, and moved the family there They were unable to return to Afghanistan because of the Saur Revolution in which the PDPA communist party seized power through a bloody coup in April Instead, a year after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, in they sought political asylum in the United States and made their residence in San Jose, CaliforniaHosseini graduated from Independence High School in San Jose in and enrolled at Santa Clara University, where he earned a bachelor s degree in biology in The following year, he entered the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, where he earned his MD in He completed his residency in internal medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles in He practiced medicine for over ten years, until a year and a half after the release of The Kite RunnerHosseini is currently a Goodwill Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR He has been working to provide humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan through the Khaled Hosseini Foundation The concept for the foundation was inspired by the trip to Afghanistan that Hosseini made in with UNHCRHe lives in Northern California with his wife, Roya, and their two children Harris and Farah.



10 thoughts on “A Thousand Splendid Suns

  1. Lucy Lucy says:

    A Thousand Splendid Suns PDF Ü A Thousand Epub / thousand book, splendid mobile, suns book, A Thousand book, A Thousand Splendid SunsA Thousand Splendid Suns EpubThis review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here For the last two months I have been putting off reading this book For starters, I bought the book at an airport in Taiwan, which meant it didn t have a due date which meant it took a backseat to many books that I didn t have the luxury of reading whenever.Additionally, because I ve heard so much about this book already, I almost didn t want to read it at all I ve heard that it s depressing, that it s not as good as The Kite Runner

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    A Thousand Splendid Suns PDF Ü A Thousand Epub / thousand book, splendid mobile, suns book, A Thousand book, A Thousand Splendid SunsA Thousand Splendid Suns EpubAugust 2007I was riding in a cab in Bombay recently, and a bookseller on foot approached me at a traffic light with a stack of books I did my best not to look at the boy, but I couldn t help it He was waving several books in my face and something caught my eye I thought my glance was discre

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    A Thousand Splendid Suns PDF Ü A Thousand Epub / thousand book, splendid mobile, suns book, A Thousand book, A Thousand Splendid SunsA Thousand Splendid Suns EpubLike diamonds and roses hidden under bomb rubble, this is a story of intense beauty and strength buried under the surface of the cruel and capricious life imposed upon two Afghani womenShe remembered Nana saying once that each snowflake was a sigh heaved by an aggrieved woman somewhere in the world That all the sighs drifted up the sky, gathered into clouds, then broke into tiny pieces that fell silently on the people below As a reminder of how people like us suffer, she d said HowLike diamonds and roses hidden under bomb rubble, this is a story of intense beauty and strength buried under the surface of the cruel and capricious life imposed upon two Afghani womenShe remembered Nana saying once that each snowflake was a sigh heaved by an aggrieved woman somewhere in the world That all the sighs drifted up the sky, gathered into clouds, t

  4. Emily May Emily May says:

    A Thousand Splendid Suns PDF Ü A Thousand Epub / thousand book, splendid mobile, suns book, A Thousand book, A Thousand Splendid SunsA Thousand Splendid Suns EpubIt was a warm, sunny day in Montenegro and I was about to set out on a boat trip I felt certain that a combination of sightseeing and the people I was with would keep me from having much time to read, but I packed a book anyway just in case there was time for a chapter or two in between stops A Thousand Splendid Suns happened to be that book And at the end of the day, when I staggered off that boat, blinking at my sudden exposure to reality, it wasn t because I d been mesmerised by the stunni It was a warm, sunny day in Montenegro and I was about to set out o

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    A Thousand Splendid Suns PDF Ü A Thousand Epub / thousand book, splendid mobile, suns book, A Thousand book, A Thousand Splendid SunsA Thousand Splendid Suns EpubAmazing Heart Wrenching Important In a world where people tend to make assumptions about people and places based on the news, preconceived notions, prejudice, etc., this book needs to be read I think a good portion of the American population hears Afghanistan and they think it is a country full or terrorists and unreasonable Muslim extremists who all band together to plot the downfall of anyone not like them A Thousand Splendid Suns shows the progression of life in Afghanistan from the Sovie Amazing Heart Wrenching Important In a world where

  6. Daniel Daniel says:

    A Thousand Splendid Suns PDF Ü A Thousand Epub / thousand book, splendid mobile, suns book, A Thousand book, A Thousand Splendid SunsA Thousand Splendid Suns EpubIt s apparently becoming something of a tradition for me to trash books that are not only widely loved and praised, but were specifically recommended to me by friends Khaled Hosseini s A Thousand Splended Suns, I m sorry to say, is going to get the same treatment Forgive me, Rose Splendid Suns has been so widely read by this point, I won t bother recounting the story, and instead simply list my objections Hosseini seems incapable of creating characters with much depth to them E.M Fo It s apparently becoming something of a tradition for me to trash books that are not only widely loved and praised, but were specifically recommended to me by friends Khaled Hosseini s A Thousand Splended Suns, I m sorry to say, is going to

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    A Thousand Splendid Suns PDF Ü A Thousand Epub / thousand book, splendid mobile, suns book, A Thousand book, A Thousand Splendid SunsA Thousand Splendid Suns EpubI have never cried while reading a book,like I Did while reading this one It is the story of poor, uneducated women who have to endure the hardships of life The horrors and terrors that a lot of women have gone through during certain period in Afghanistan, the war torn country ,and the narration through the lives of two women Mariam and Laila..Going through All kinds of Physical abuse of hitting, kicking and slapping ,brutal beating ,etc.Struggling the cruel extremely sadistic Rasheed, And s I have never cried while reading a book,like I Did while reading this one It is the story of poor, uneducated women who have to endure the hardships of life The horrors and terrors that a lot of women have gone through during certain period in Afgh

  8. K K says:

    A Thousand Splendid Suns PDF Ü A Thousand Epub / thousand book, splendid mobile, suns book, A Thousand book, A Thousand Splendid SunsA Thousand Splendid Suns EpubTo my editor Khaled here As I was reviewing my final draft of A Thousand Splendid Suns, some questions occurred to me.1 Could I make the characters any less complex Despite my efforts, I feel I haven t fully achieved the one dimensionality my readers seemed to love in The Kite Runner Specifically, I m afraid I may have given Rassan one or two potentially sympathetic moments early on despite his overall abusive personality although Ithan make up for it I don t know whether my rea To my editor Khaled here As I was reviewing my final draft of A Thousand Splendid Suns, some questions occurred to me.1 Could I make the characters any less complex Despite my efforts, I feel I haven t fully achieved the one dimensionality my readers seemed to love in The Kite Runner Specifically, I m afraid I may have given Rassan one or two potentially sympathetic moments early on despite his overall abusive personality although Ithan make up for it I don t kno

  9. Henry Avila Henry Avila says:

    A Thousand Splendid Suns PDF Ü A Thousand Epub / thousand book, splendid mobile, suns book, A Thousand book, A Thousand Splendid SunsA Thousand Splendid Suns EpubThis novel is about two wonderful, brave , intelligent and resolute women Mariam and Laila their optimistic dreams, aspirations, boundless love yet dehumanized in perilous, merciless, Afghanistan continually suffering degradation during the tumultuous years in the long, sad history of that troubled, war ravished nation, Mariam born out of wedlock in Herat, to a wealthy man, lecherous Jalil and Nana, she was a maid at his house, he had already three wives and soon ten other children, sent t T

  10. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    A Thousand Splendid Suns PDF Ü A Thousand Epub / thousand book, splendid mobile, suns book, A Thousand book, A Thousand Splendid SunsA Thousand Splendid Suns EpubA Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled HosseiniA 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 Mariam is an illegitimate child, and suffers from both the stigma surrounding her birth along with the abuse she faces throughout her marriage Laila, born a generation later, is comparativ

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