A Thousand Splendid Suns
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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Wonderful readUser Review - john h. - Overstock.com
Its been awhile since I read this book but it was every bit as enjoyable a read as The Kite Runner. It tears at your soul and gives great insight into the Afghani culture. Wonderful and gifted writer. Read full review
Unimaginable!User Review - bear18lv - Borders
I simply didn't think I would enjoy this book as much as The Kite Runner. A box of tissue and a few days later and I am left speechless. My mother (68) is divorcing a man after over 36 years of ... Read full review