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And the Mountains Echoed

by Khaled Hosseini

And the Mountains Echoed Synopsis

THE RICHARD & JUDY NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER `Magnificent' Mail on Sunday `Gripping' New York Times `A master storyteller' The Times `Epic' Sunday Telegraph 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.

And the Mountains Echoed Press Reviews

A story of love, separation, friendship, compassion, exile, memory and the troubled history of Afghanistan, spanning three continents and sixty years ... Hosseini is a master storyteller * The Times * Hosseini pulls off his usual - impressive - trick of breaking your heart and leaving you smiling * Daily Telegraph * Hosseini digs deep and brings up diamonds * Independent on Sunday * With profound depth and compassion, Hosseini writes about the bonds that define us and shape our lives * Mail on Sunday * His most assured and emotionally gripping story yet ... A testament to his intimate knowledge of their inner lives, and to his power as an old-fashioned storyteller * New York Times * The novel's poignant, bittersweet conclusion is will almost certainly bring tears to your eyes * Daily Mail * The mountains echo with the voices and events from the past and the ripples extend outwards beyond the final page * Daily Express * An absorbing read from a master storyteller * Financial Times * An irresistible treasure trail ... A novel that will change how you judge yourself and others * Stylist * And the Mountains Echoed charges its readers for the emotional particles they are, giving them what they want, with a narrative facility as great as any blockbusting author alive * Observer *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781526604644
Publication date: 23rd August 2018
Author: Khaled Hosseini
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 496 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Khaled Hosseini

Khaled Hosseini is the author of The Kite Runner, which was a major film and was a Book of the Decade, chosen by The Times, Daily Telegraph and Guardian. A Thousand Splendid Suns was the Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year in 2008. And the Mountains Echoed was chosen for the Richard & Judy Summer Book Club in 2014, and readers voted it as their favourite of all the titles. Hosseini is also a Goodwill Envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the UN Refugee Agency, and the founder of The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation which provides humanitarian ...

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