AThousand Splendid Suns by Hosseini, Khaled ( Author ) ON May-22-2007, Paperback

Khaled Hosseini
Mariam is only 15 when she is sent to Kabul to marry the troubled and bitter Rasheed, who is 30 years her senior. Nearly 2 decades later, in a climate of growing unrest, tragedy strikes 15 year old Laila, who must leave her home and join Mariam's unhappy household. Laila and Mariam are to find consolation in each other, their friendship to grow as deep as the bond between sisters , as sterong as the ties between mother and daughter...


Reviewed: 2017-06-04
Simplistic and emotionally manipulative. It did, however, keep me going, and I did feel engaged with the main female characters to at least some extent. I'm glad to have learned a little more about that region but I recognise that it's basically surface level knowledge. Worth a read, but hasn't attracted me to read any of his other books,
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