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A thousand splendid suns

Author: Khaled Hosseini
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A story of deep friendship and family set in Afghanistan - It depicts the impact of the brutal regime of the Taliban on the life of the people, in particular the effect on Laila and Mariam whose friendship develops as they unite to survive in a harsh and unforgiving world.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Belletristische Darstellung
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Khaled Hosseini
ISBN: 9780747582793 0747582793 9780747582977 0747582971 9780747593461 0747593469
OCLC Number: 78989196
Awards: Winner of British Book Awards: Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year Award 2008.
Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Adults' Book of the Year 2009.
Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Sainsbury's Popular Fiction Award 2008.
Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Reader's Digest Author of the Year Award 2008.
Description: 372 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Khaled Hosseini.
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The highly anticipated and breathtaking new novel by the author of the internationally best-selling novel The Kite Runner  Read more...

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'A beautifully crafted and disturbing story of two women victims of the wrath of men. As unforgettable as The Kite Runner, this novel places us in Afghanistan with an open heart' Isabel Allende 'I Read more...

 
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