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Ten-year-old Abdullah would do anything for his younger sister. In a life of poverty and struggle, with no mother to care for them, Pari is the only person who brings Abdullah happiness. For her, he will trade his only pair of shoes to give her a feather for her treasured collection. When their father sets off with Pari across the desert to Kabul in search of work, Abdullah is determined not to be separated from her. Neither brother nor sister know what this fateful journey will bring them.
A magnificent, compassionate, life-affirming novel -- Anthony Gardner Mail on Sunday
Hosseini pulls off his usual - impressive - trick of breaking your heart and leaving you smiling -- Helen Brown Daily Telegraph
He brings a real, human Afghanistan to life in a way that endless news stories about bombs and the Taliban can't ... The mountains echo with the voices and events from the past and the ripples extend outwards beyond the final page -- Luisa Metcalfe Daily Express
Publication date: 08/05/2014
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
|Publication date:||8th May 2014|
|Publisher:||Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Literary Fiction,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Khaled Hosseini was born in Afghanistan and his family received political asylum in the USA in 1980. He lives in California and he works as a physician.More About Khaled Hosseini