A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Author: Khaled Hosseini
Pages: 420
ISBN: 159448385X
Available:
Release: 2008
Editor: Riverhead Trade (Paperbacks)
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Two women born a generation apart witness the destruction of their home and family in wartorn Kabul, incurring losses over the course of thirty years that test the limits of their strength and courage.

A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: OCLC:809565977
Available:
Release: 2003
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A Thousand Splendid Suns Epz Ed

A Thousand Splendid Suns Epz Ed
Author: Hosseini Khaled
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1408844443
Available:
Release: 2013-01-01
Editor: Bloomsbury UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Author: Khaled Hosseini
Pages: 419
ISBN: 9780747585893
Available:
Release: 2008-09-18
Editor: A&C Black
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A riveting and powerful story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship and an indestructible love

A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Author: Khaled Hosseini
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780143180654
Available:
Release: 2008-11-25
Editor: Penguin Canada
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

After more than two years on the bestseller lists and over four million copies in print, Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel of enormous contemporary relevance. A Thousand Splendid Suns is a breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghanistan’s last thirty years—from the Soviet invasion to the reign of the Taliban to post-Taliban rebuilding—that puts the violence, fear, hope, and faith of this country in intimate, human terms. It is a tale of two generations of characters brought jarringly together by the tragic sweep of war, where personal lives—the struggle to survive, raise a family, find happiness—are inextricable from the history playing out around them. Propelled by the same storytelling instinct that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once a remarkable chronicle of three decades of Afghan history and a deeply moving account of family and friendship. It is a striking, heart-wrenching novel of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love—a stunning accomplishment.

A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Author: Khaled Hosseini
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781408803738
Available:
Release: 2009-02-24
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship grows between Mariam and a local teenager, Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter. When the Taliban take over, life becomes a desperate struggle against starvation, brutality and fear. Yet love can move a person to act in unexpected ways, and lead them to overcome the most daunting obstacles with a startling heroism.

A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Author: Khaled Hosseini
Pages: 448
ISBN: 160285033X
Available:
Release: 2007
Editor: Center Point Pub
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Two women born a generation apart witness the destruction of their home and family in wartorn Kabul, incurring losses over the course of thirty years that test the limits of their strength and courage.

A Thousand Splendid Suns Play Script

A Thousand Splendid Suns  Play Script
Author: Ursula Rani Sarma
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780525534471
Available:
Release: 2018-02-06
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The script for the stage production of the bestselling Khaled Hosseini novel A Thousand Splendid Suns, as adapted by playwright Ursula Rani Sarma. Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss, and by fate. As they endure the ever-escalating dangers around them--in their home, as well as in the streets of Kabul--they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation. With heart-wrenching power and suspense, playwright Ursula Rani Sarma reimagines Hosseini's novel to show how a woman's love for her family can move her to shocking and heroic acts of self-sacrifice, and that in the end it is love, or even the memory of love, that is often the key to survival. A stunning accomplishment, this reimagination of A Thousand Splendid Suns is a haunting, heartbreaking, compelling production about unlikely friendship and indestructible love. This adaptation was first performed by the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco in February 2017.

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini Book Analysis

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini  Book Analysis
Author: Bright Summaries
Pages: 54
ISBN: 9782808014977
Available:
Release: 2019-03-28
Editor: BrightSummaries.com
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Unlock the more straightforward side of A Thousand Splendid Suns with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, a story of love, friendship and war in modern Afghanistan. It traces the bond that develops between Mariam and Laila, the first and second wives of a violent, abusive man. Despite their very different upbringings as a result of their country’s constantly changing political situation and the fact that Mariam initially feels that Laila is “stealing” her husband, the two women gradually become so close that they are like mother and daughter, and they will go to any lengths to protect each other. A Thousand Splendid Suns is Khaled Hosseini’s second novel, following on from his 2003 bestseller The Kite Runner. Find out everything you need to know about A Thousand Splendid Suns in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

One True Loves

One True Loves
Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781476776903
Available:
Release: 2016-06-07
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A love story about a woman unexpectedly forced to choose between the husband she has long thought dead and the fiancé who has finally brought her back to life

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Housseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Housseini
Author: Ray Moore,Ray Moore M a
Pages: 56
ISBN: 1519372582
Available:
Release: 2015-11-26
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Here is everything you need to enhance your understanding of Khaled Hosseini's challenging text, A Thousand Splendid Suns. Whether you are reading the book as an individual, as a member of a reading circle or in class, this guide will help you to understand the book at a more meaningful level. The Guide includes: - An introduction; - A list of characters with detailed notes; - Analysis of themes, etc.; - A commentary and questions on each chapter to guide the reader to a deeper understanding of the novel; - Graphic organizers on plot and the perspectives of key characters; - A family tree; - A timeline of historical events in Afghanistan; - An Arabic/ Persian glossary.

The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner
Author: Khaled Hosseini
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781408824856
Available:
Release: 2011-09-05
Editor: A&C Black
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Over 21 million copies sold worldwide

Sea Prayer

Sea Prayer
Author: Khaled Hosseini
Pages: 64
ISBN: 9781526602701
Available:
Release: 2018-08-30
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller A deeply moving, gorgeously illustrated short story for people of all ages from the international bestselling author of The Kite Runner, brought to life by Dan Williams's beautiful illustrations 'The book may be brief, but it is beautiful, poetic – a distillation of his strengths' Sunday Times On a moonlit beach a father cradles his sleeping son as they wait for dawn to break and a boat to arrive. He speaks to his boy of the long summers of his childhood, recalling his grandfather's house in Syria, the stirring of olive trees in the breeze, the bleating of his grandmother's goat, the clanking of her cooking pots. And he remembers, too, the bustling city of Homs with its crowded lanes, its mosque and grand souk, in the days before the sky spat bombs and they had to flee. When the sun rises they and those around them will gather their possessions and embark on a perilous sea journey in search of a new home.

A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Author: Editorial Editorial Atlantic,Hosseini Khaled,Hosseini
Pages: 166
ISBN: 1514311305
Available:
Release: 2015-06-10
Editor: CreateSpace
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

After 103 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and with four million copies of The Kite Runner shipped, Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel that confirms his place as one of the most important literary writers today. Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, faith, and the salvation to be found in love. Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss and by fate. As they endure the ever escalating dangers around them-in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul-they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation. With heart-wrenching power and suspense, Hosseini shows how a woman's love for her family can move her to shocking and heroic acts of self-sacrifice, and that in the end it is love, or even the memory of love, that is often the key to survival. A stunning accomplishment, A Thousand Splendid Suns is a haunting, heartbreaking, compelling story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love.

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khalid Hosseini Trivia on Books

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khalid Hosseini  Trivia on Books
Author: Trivion Books
Pages: 329
ISBN:
Available:
Release: 2016-04-29
Editor: Trivia-On-Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Trivia-on-Book: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khalid Hosseini You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are. Are you a fan? Trivia-on-Books is an independently quiz-formatted unofficial trivia on the book for readers, students, and fans alike. Whether you're looking for new materials to the book or would like to take the challenge yourself and share it with your friends and family for a time of fun, Trivia-on-Books provides a unique approach that is both insightful and educational! Features You'll Find Inside: • 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author • Insightful commentary to answer every question • Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group • Results provided with scores to determine "status" Promising quality and value, grab your copy of Trivia-on-Books!

Quicklet on Khaled Hosseini s A Thousand Splendid Suns

Quicklet on Khaled Hosseini s A Thousand Splendid Suns
Author: Lacey Kohlmoos
Pages: 30
ISBN: 9781614641612
Available:
Release: 2012-02-24
Editor: Hyperink Inc
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

ABOUT THE BOOK “One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs, or the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls.” A Thousand Splendid Suns is a gripping story of two women learning how to survive under the thumb of an abusive husband in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. Mariam grew up as the illegitimate daughter of a Herat businessman raised by a bitter and depressed single mother. Laila was the beloved daughter of a Kabul man who believed in a world where men and women are equal. When the circumstances of war bring them together under the roof of the cruel Rasheed, their only comfort is in the special bond of sisterhood they form during years cut off from the rest of the world. Khaled Hosseini weaves a tale of love and survival that begins during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in the 1970s and ends with the American invasion and occupation in the early 2000s. Although ultimately a story of love and friendship, A Thousand Splendid Suns reveals the devastating affects of war on those caught in the middle – particularly women and children. MEET THE AUTHOR Lacey Kohlmoos is a writer, traveler and lover of the arts. After graduating from the University of Virginia with a BA in Drama & the Studies of Women and Gender, the only thing she knew for sure was that she wanted to travel. So, she embarked on a 10 1⁄2 month round-the-world trip, then traveled to Costa Rica where she spent one year teaching elementary school English in a small mountain town. Throughout her two years of travels, she's always kept a blog. EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK At first, Rasheed treats Mariam well, albeit distantly. But, after she has multiple miscarriages he turns abusive. It becomes clear to Mariam that the only reason Rasheed married her was so that she would bear him sons. When she does not give her husband what he wants, Mariam finds herself trapped in a home with a man who believes that husbands should always keep a good handle on their wives. Living just down the street from Mariam and Rasheed is a young Kabul beauty – Laila. Though largely ignored by her mother, she is doted upon by her father Hakim who believes that women should be treated as equals to men. But, the reality of living in Soviet-occupied Afghanistan comes crashing down on Laila when her two older brothers are killed while fighting with the Mujaheedan. She finds comfort in Tariq, a slightly older neighborhood boy who protects Laila from bullies and other harm... Buy a copy to keep reading!

A Study Guide for Khaled Hosseini s A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Study Guide for Khaled Hosseini s  A Thousand Splendid Suns
Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Pages: 22
ISBN: 9781410360489
Available:
Release: 2016
Editor: Gale, Cengage Learning
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A Study Guide for Khaled Hosseini's "A Thousand Splendid Suns," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary Newsmakers for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary Newsmakers for Students for all of your research needs.

The Kite Runner A Thousand Splendid Suns And the Mountains Echoed Box Set

The Kite Runner   A Thousand Splendid Suns   And the Mountains Echoed  Box Set
Author: Khaled Hosseini
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1101981792
Available:
Release: 2015-03-12
Editor: Riverhead Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A Thousand Splendid Suns Novel Units Teacher Guide

A Thousand Splendid Suns Novel Units Teacher Guide
Author: Deborah Schmidt,Novel Units
Pages: 44
ISBN: 1608781089
Available:
Release: 2019-07-15
Editor: Novel Units, Incorporated
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The International Novel

The International Novel
Author: Annabel Patterson
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780300210408
Available:
Release: 2014-09-30
Editor: Yale University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Annabel Patterson here turns her well-known concern with political history in early modern England into an engine for investigating our own era and a much wider terrain. The focus of this book is, broadly, nationalism and internationalism today, approached not theoretically but through the lens of fiction. Novels are uniquely capable of dealing with abstract problems by embodying them in the experience of persons, thereby rendering them more “real.” Patterson takes twelve novels from (almost) all over the world: India, Africa, Turkey, Crete, the Balkans, Palestine, Afghanistan, South America, and Mexico, novels which illustrate the dire effects of some of the following: imperialism, partition, annexation, ethnic and religious strife, boundaries redrawn by aggression, the virus of dictatorships, the vulnerability of small countries, and the meddling of the Great Powers. All are highly instructive, and excellent reads.