"A Thousand Splendid Suns" Rises

"A Thousand Splendid Suns Rises"


A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniPenguin Group (USA) has just published the highly-anticipated second novel from Khaled Hosseini, author of the critically acclaimed

The Kite Runner

, which has sold more than 4 million copies and is currently at number six in its 118


week on

The New York Times

bestseller list. The new book,

A Thousand Splendid Suns

, published by Riverhead, is currently ranked at number one in

The New York Times hardcover fiction list

for the third consecutive week


It is the story of Mariam and Laila, two women in Kabul who are brought jarringly together by war, by loss and by fate. It is both an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply compelling story of family, friendship, faith and the salvation to be found in love.


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