A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

March 6, 2008 at 8:36 am 1 comment

I feel like I’m coming a little late to the party with this title because it seems that most people I know read it months ago. And it lived up to everyone’s rave reviews.

Wow. What a great book. I enjoyed and was impressed with how well the author writes women characters – so authentic. The story is put together so beautifully, and the ending realistic, and hopeful.

For those not aware of it, A Thousand Splendid Suns is the story of two women, Mariam and Laila whose unexpected friendship changes both their lives. The story is set during the events of Afghanistan’s last 30 years – from the Soviet invasion to the reign of the Taliban, to the post-Taliban rebuilding.


Entry filed under: Fiction, Recommended. Tags: , , , .

Lady Killer by Lisa Scottoline How Not to be Popular by Jennifer Ziegler

1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Kieth Cocola  |  October 21, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    Its like you read my mind! You appear to know so much about this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you can do with a few pics to drive the message home a bit, but other than that, this is great blog. An excellent read. I will definitely be back.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed

Currently Reading

I'm currently reading: Castaways by Elin Hilderbrand . . . Look for a review soon!


March 2008
« Feb   Apr »

%d bloggers like this: