Thousand Splendid Suns

£20.99

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

ISBN: 9780747585893 Author: Hosseini, Khaled Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING Publication Date: 18th September 2008 Imprint: Bloomsbury Cover: Paperback Dewey: 813.6 (edition:22) Pages: 412 Edition: |1st paperback ed Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

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.

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