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More Than An Echo Of A Fabulous Story

Advantages: A fabulous look into the lives of an extended Afghan family, beautifully written
Disadvantages: Odd formatting on the iPhone Kindle app

~x~x~x~ And The Mountains Echoed... ~x~x~x~ For the past few months I've been a bit of a literary irritant; I was getting sooooo bored of my usual historical fiction, horrors and the occasional wacky or (again) historical non-fiction books and fe ...

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Review of And the Mountains Echoed - Khaled Hosseini

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The story certainly echoes

Advantages: A stunning book that will leave you in tears
Disadvantages: Too many webs that aren't fully developed

...It's rare that a book will actually leave me in tears and somewhat speechless and yet Hosseini managed it with ease. The story begins with a haunting folk-tale told by a father to his young children; a div (a type of ogre) turns up to a poor family's hous ...

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Too many echoes confused the plot for me

Advantages: Well written
Disadvantages: Too many stories confused the plot

...The Mountains Echoed' by Khaled Hosseini I read both 'The Kite Runner' and 'A Thousand Splendid Suns' and I did enjoy them both and appreciated Hosseini's story telling so I was keen to read this one when it came out. I was waiting for it to beco ...

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A finger must be cut to save the hand

Advantages: rich descriptions, keeps you guessing
Disadvantages: less emotionally charged than previous novels

...It has been a long time, nearly five years since Hosseini’s second novel A Thousand Splendid Suns was released and I awaited his next novel patiently. I first came across Hosseini when I was on holiday and my wife at the time told me I HAD to read The Kit ...

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A Tale of Two Women

Advantages: Very well written; excellent story and characters
Disadvantages: Harrowing references to conflict

Set against a backdrop of conflicts in Afghanistan, Khaled Hosseini's second novel 'A Thousand Splendid Suns' is essentially the tale of two women, Mariam and the younger Laila. The blurb tells us that it concerns the friendship, 'as strong as the ties be ...

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Review of A Thousand Splendid Suns - Khaled Hosseini

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