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Book Review: A Thousand Splendid Suns


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. 601 more words

Book Review

in review:: khaled hosseini's "the kite runner"

This is a book that I purchased and left to sit on my shelf with no intention of reading it for much the same reason as I did Water for Elephants. 493 more words


Seasonal Reading: Could you take James Joyce on holiday with you?

Well, summer’s nearly over and when I say summer, I mean in the six week ‘School Summer Holiday’ sense, not the endless, warm sunny days picking strawberries, watching butterflies flitter over the nodding heads of scabious and the fleeting, papery kisses of field poppies. 602 more words


The thousand splendid suns

Life is complex so that the stories , “A Thousand Splendid Suns” , a book by “Khaled Hosseini” asks you for time and gives twists and turns in return. 316 more words

Khaled Hosseini


WILLIAM ELLERY CHANNING made me understand that, It is chiefly through books that we enjoy Intercourse with superior minds.
In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts and pour their souls into ours. 298 more words


The Kite Runner: Review by Hedie Mahmoudian

Selfishness, noun: the quality or condition of being selfish. Human beings are in fact the world’s most selfish creatures, always looking to make things easier for themselves rather than taking into consideration the feelings of other individuals. 359 more words


'A Thousand Splendid Suns' - requires a heartbreak warning (spoilers)

I wrote an essay on this absolute gem a few days ago, so thought I might as well add a review to this blog, rather than posting my essay (which is schoolwork) for all the world to see, although I might call on some of my analysis. 771 more words

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