[Epub] ↠ A Thousand Splendid Suns Author Khaled Hosseini – Tactical-player.co.uk

A Thousand Splendid Suns At Once An Incredible Chronicle Of Thirty Years Of Afghan History And A Deeply Moving Story Of Family, Friendship, Faith, And The Salvation To Be Found In Love.Propelled By The Same Superb Instinct For Storytelling That Made The Kite Runner A Beloved Classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns Is At Once An Incredible Chronicle Of Thirty Years Of Afghan History, And A Deeply Moving Story Of Family, Friendship, Faith, And The Salvation To Be Found In Love Born A Generation Apart And With Very Different Ideas About Love And Family, Mariam And Laila Are Two Women Brought Jarringly Together By War, By Loss And By Fate As They Endure The Ever Escalating Dangers Around Them In Their Home As Well As In The Streets Of Kabul They Come To Form A Bond That Makes Them Both Sisters And Mother Daughter To Each Other, And That Will Ultimately Alter The Course Not Just Of Their Own Lives But Of The Next Generation With Heart Wrenching Power And Suspense, Hosseini Shows How A Woman S Love For Her Family Can Move Her To Shocking And Heroic Acts Of Self Sacrifice, And That In The End It Is Love Or Even The Memory Of Love That Is Often The Key To Survival.


About the Author: Khaled Hosseini

Hosseini was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 1965 In 1970 Hosseini and his family moved to Iran where his father worked for the Embassy of Afghanistan in Tehran In 1973 Hosseini s family returned to Kabul, and Hosseini s youngest brother was born in July of that year.In 1976, when Hosseini was 11 years old, Hosseini s father obtained a job in Paris, France, and moved the family there They were u Hosseini was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 1965 In 1970 Hosseini and his family moved to Iran where his father worked for the Embassy of Afghanistan in Tehran In 1973 Hosseini s family returned to Kabul, and Hosseini s youngest brother was born in July of that year.In 1976, when Hosseini was 11 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 1978 Instead, a year after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, in 1980 they sought political asylum in the United States and made their residence in San Jose, California.Hosseini graduated from Independence High School in San Jose in 1984 and enrolled at Santa Clara University, where he earned a bachelor s degree in biology in 1988 The following year, he entered the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, where he earned his M.D in 1993 He completed his residency in internal medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles in 1996 He practiced medicine for over ten years, until a year and a half after the release of The Kite Runner.Hosseini 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 2007 with UNHCR.He lives in Northern California with his wife, Roya, and their two children Harris and Farah



10 thoughts on “A Thousand Splendid Suns

  1. says:

    This 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, becaus


  2. says:

    August 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 discreet, but he saw me look. and it was game over The light turned green


  3. says:

    Like 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,


  4. says:

    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 get the same treatment Forgive me, Rose Splendid Suns has been so widely read by this point, I won t bother recounting th


  5. says:

    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 Afghanistan, the war torn country ,and the narration through the lives of two women Mariam and Laila..Going through All


  6. says:

    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 sympathet


  7. says:

    It 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 da


  8. says:

    Loved this book Great read Really emotional Really interesting.


  9. says:

    This 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


  10. says:

    Suns is part historical fiction, part social commentary and part kick in the throat storytelling A friend of mine said that Suns is a metaphor for Afghanistan but I found it illustrative of Afghanistan s weary and violent history I found it brutally educational When I had studied in Germany in 1987, I lived in an international dormitory I asked my neighbor, Hyder, where h


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