A Thousand Splendid Suns is a contemporary novel by Khaled Hosseini.
Summary of the Book
A young girl called Mariam is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Two decades later, she meets a teenager called Laila and begins a friendship as strong as familial love. The Taliban takes over Kabul and begins a reign of oppression and terror. People begin to struggle against starvation, brutality and fear. However, Mariam and Laila’s affection and love for each other embolden them against the terrorists and allow them to face crippling obstacles together.
About Khaled Hosseini
Khaled Hosseini is an Afghan-born American novelist and a medical doctor. He has also written: The Kite Runner and And the Mountains Echoed.
The above title has been optioned by Columbia Pictures and is due for release in 2015.
SPLENDID INDEED :)
8 Jul, 2012
Worth the time!
29 Aug, 2012
A beautiful novel...must read!!!
24 May, 2012
Sure to touch every heart......
28 Jan, 2012
8 Jan, 2012
He simply has that thing of touching our hearts..
5 Nov, 2011
Puts things in perspective. A must read.
21 Oct, 2011
Heartbreaking -->yes , masterful--> may be
25 Oct, 2011
13 Aug, 2017