After Khaled Hosseini success with his beloved classic and New York Times bestseller “The Kite Runner”. Khaled returns with a beautiful, mesmeric, and haunting novel that confirms his rights as one of the most important literary writers today.
“A Thousand Splendid Suns” PDF is set in Afghanistan from early 1960’s to the beginning of 2000’s and highlights the life of a young girl, Mariam; growing up outside Herat, a small city in Afghanistan. Due to her present life, she has mixed and complicated feelings about her parents. She lives with her angry mother Nana, but she desires to live with her father Jalil, his three wives, and her half-siblings in Herat. She wanted nothing more but to go with her dad to see Pinocchio for her fifteenth birthday. After much hesitation, she agreed to take her but never showed up. He is a successful business person who visits once a week and Mariam is his only illegitimate child.
Mariam decided to walk and find his home, however, he never let her inside. She had no choice but to sleep on the street, by morning she was driven back to her home by her dad’s chauffeur. Mariam, already heartbroken has to deal now with what awaits her at home.
Nana, her mother, committed suicide while she was gone. This tragedy forced her to live with her father, but she isn’t accepted there by his wives and was obliged to marry a widowed shoemaker in Kabul. She was treated well at first but after her miscarriages, her husband started to abuse her both physically and mentally. Her life continues to turn upside down and eventually results in her killing Rasheed for brutally beating Laila his second wife. This book will keep you on your toes as it unfolds the fate of everyone involved.
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