Search Results: "Khaled Hosseini"


BOOK REVIEW

A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS by Khaled Hosseini
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 22, 2007

"Another artistic triumph, and surefire bestseller, for this fearless writer."
This Afghan-American author follows his debut (The Kite Runner, 2003) with a fine risk-taking novel about two victimized but courageous Afghan women. Read full book review >

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THE KITE RUNNER by Khaled Hosseini
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 2, 2003

"Rather than settle for a coming-of-age or travails-of-immigrants story, Hosseini has folded them both into this searing spectacle of hard-won personal salvation. All this, and a rich slice of Afghan culture too: irresistible."
Here's a real find: a striking debut from an Afghan now living in the US. His passionate story of betrayal and redemption is framed by Afghanistan's tragic recent past. Read full book review >

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AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED by Khaled Hosseini
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 21, 2013

"The stories spill from Hosseini's bountiful imagination, but they compete against each other, denying the novel a catalyst; the result is a bloated, unwieldy work."
After two stellar novels set (mostly) in Kabul, Afghanistan, Hosseini's third tacks among Afghanistan, California, France and Greece to explore the effect of the Afghan diaspora on identity. Read full book review >