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Who Run the World?

Truth be told, the best thing about my driving lessons isn’t the driving itself, nor that sudden sense of purpose that comes with it (AMAZING, RIGHT!?), but my Prussian driving instructor. 882 more words

My Ramblings

The Moon is Low -- Book Review and Giveaway

I dare to imagine a perfect world. I dare to dream that the woman writing my story on these many pages will stop and remember that a boy by the name of Saleem Waziri is here and in search of his family.

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Book Reviews

The Kite Runner (2003)

(2004: Bloomsbury) by Khaled Hosseini

Background: I bought the book from the British Heart Foundation charity shop in Maldon, Essex, on 27 May 2015. I was interested in reading a copy because I found the text on the syllabus of an… 819 more words

Book Reviews

The Kite Runner, Entry 10 (pages 334-371)

Continuing the process of getting Sohrab’s visa was not easy. Sohrab has no birth certificate, his parent’s have no death certificate, there’s no proof that Amir is his actual half uncle. 419 more words

Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner, Entry 9 (pages 298-333)

Amir wakes up in the hospital and is finally able to talk with Sohrab, but he’s very shy and timid. He’s scared to look anyone in the eye and scared to draw attention to himself. 805 more words

Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner is a sob fest

It was my first time to read a fiction book written by an Afghan-American about Afghanistan. After reading Pearl Buck’s The Good Earth I lost the notion that ‘natives’ are the best people who can tell their own stories but most of the time, like this time, they do. 424 more words


In My Hands Today...

And The Mountains Echoed – Khaled Hosseini

In this tale revolving around not just parents and children but brothers and sisters, cousins and caretakers, Hosseini explores the many ways in which families nurture, wound, betray, honor, and sacrifice for one another; and how often we are surprised by the actions of those closest to us, at the times that matter most. 44 more words