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Review of A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns Author: Khaled Hosseini Hard Cover, 372 pages Publisher: Riverhead Books Language: English ISBN-13: 9781594489501 This is a powerful book. I had already read The Kite Runner, but had not felt compelled to take up Khaled Hosseini’s … Continue reading

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The Kite Runner

Often, but not always., books that become movies don’t turn out well in the movie. Thankfully, that is not the case with The Kite Runner, the movie based on the book by Khaled Hosseini. (I posted a while back on … Continue reading

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Not Your Normal Ending

So The Kite Runner doesn’t end all happy. There’s more to be done to bring a full conclusion in the “normal” way. But as Afghanistan is still struggling to rise from the ashes, as America struggles to come to grips … Continue reading

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The Kite Runner

I started reading “The Kite Runner” by Khaled Hosseini about a week back. It’s quite an interesting book, if not somewhat disturbing. The author has a knack for creating and describing situations that both lift you up and at the same time … Continue reading

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