work of Art
structure of book, narration, poignancy of story
thought it wonderful; brought lump to my throat several times
be patient with the narration, let the accented English wash over you. this book would have had much less impact simply read in written form: it was so much more beautiful, musical, and authentic read in native Afghani accents. take note of characters' names as you meet them, no matter how inconsequential a character may seem at the time; they will probably reappear later and you will have to recall their story. it might be helpful to write down names as you meet people.
this book was an absolute treasure-and this from someone who adored Hosseini's first two novels. A Thousand Splendid Suns was one of my favorite books ever.
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