Publish date: September 18th 2013
Publisher: S. Fischer
Pages no: 448
Edition language: Deutsch
This is Hosseini's third novel, his weakest so far. The story begins with the separation of the siblings Abdullah and Pari when Pari is sold to a childless rich couple in Kabul. What follows is a collection of short stories of people who are sometimes closely, sometimes loosely connected to that e...
I didn't think Hosseini would be able to top 'A Thousand Splendid Suns' but he somehow has. You are taken on a journey through time and space, the stories of all the characters intricately woven together. After this 'Kite Runner' has moved nearer to the top of my to be read pile.
I found And The Mountains Echoed on my kindle when I was stuck waiting to pass through the Channel Tunnel last month and I’d got through 60% of it by the time I got home. I don’t normally like books that change the protagonist throughout and this was no exception; I sighed every time I had to refocu...
I picked this up a few days ago when I found out that it’s the book that’ll be discussed at (another!) new book club that I’m going to tomorrow. I read The Kite Runner by the author a couple of years ago, but was reluctant to read anything else by him because while I loved The Kite Runner, I wasn’t ...
The style, the language, and even some elements of the story are similar to Hosseini's earlier books (a mosaic of individual story, the mixture of people living in Afghanistan and the Afghan community living abroad, though mostly in the US), the interwoven fate of people over a lifetime… but it stil...
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