The Kite Runner & A Thousand Splendid Suns

The Kite Runner A Thousand Splendid Suns THE KITE RUNNEROver five years on the New York Times bestseller list and published in different languages Taking us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the present The Kite Runn

  • Title: The Kite Runner & A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Author: Khaled Hosseini
  • ISBN: 9780747598534
  • Page: 315
  • Format: None
  • THE KITE RUNNEROver five years on the New York Times bestseller list, and published in 55 different languages.Taking us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the present, The Kite Runner is the unforgettable, beautifully told story of the friendship between two boys growing up in Kabul Raised in the same household and sharing the same wet nurse, Amir and HTHE KITE RUNNEROver five years on the New York Times bestseller list, and published in 55 different languages.Taking us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the present, The Kite Runner is the unforgettable, beautifully told story of the friendship between two boys growing up in Kabul Raised in the same household and sharing the same wet nurse, Amir and Hassan nonetheless grow up in different worlds Amir is the son of a prominent and wealthy man, while Hassan, the son of Amir s father s servant, is a Hazara, member of a shunned ethnic minority Their intertwined lives, and their fates, reflect the eventual tragedy of the world around them When the Soviets invade and Amir and his father flee the country for a new life in California, Amir thinks that he has escaped his past And yet he cannot leave the memory of Hassan behind him.A Thousand Splendid Suns is a breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghanistan s last thirty years from the Soviet invasion to the reign of the Taliban to the post Taliban rebuilding that puts the violence, fear, hope, and faith of this country in intimate, human terms It is a tale of two generations of characters brought jarringly together by the tragic sweep of war, where personal lives the struggle to survive, raise a family, find happiness are inextricable from the history playing out around them.Propelled by the same storytelling instinct that

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