Set in Afghanistan, in 1952, And The Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini, is a novel that depicts the lives of two siblings and their casual trip to Kabul, which changes the course of their lives forever.
Summary of the Book
Abdullah and his sister live with their father and foster mother. They are not so well-off financially, and their father is always on a job hunt to make ends meet. One day, he decides to move from their village to Kabul but tries to stop Abdullah from coming along. He fails in the attempt due to his son's persistent temperament. Abdullah loves his sister extremely and would do anything to make sure she is happy. The two are inseparable and seem to have no clue about the events that are about to take place during their journey. What begins as an insignificant journey, transforms the course of their lives and those of others through the next 60 years.
About Khaled Hosseini
Khaled Hosseini is an Afghan-born novelist and physician. His books, The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns are bestselling titles which were in the number one place for more than a hundred weeks. After this book, he decided to stop practicing medicine and decided to be a full-time writer.
"You want a story and i will give you one"
Wonderful book but a Warning for other buyers
Surendra Mohan Mishra
Certified Buyer, Allahabad
The saga of human relations
Certified Buyer, Ghaziabad
Disheartened this time..
heartbreak and hope
Khaled has been hugely dissapointing..!!
Certified Buyer, Kolkata
There's more to the book, apart from Pari and Abdullah..
"sometimes to save the hand you must sacrifice a finger"
Certified Buyer, Gurgaon
Beautiful and heartbreaking