17th century Afghanistan poet Saib-e-Tabrizi wrote this commendatory poem after visiting Kabul. ‘Every street of Kabul is enthralling to the eye; Through the bazaars, caravans of Egypt pass; One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs; And the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls.’
In this world there are still many women say that they are suffering unfair treatment and demand for the right to vote, the right to manage. But to the women who had experienced two Afghanistan war (The first time Afghanistan war: from 1979 to 1989, the former Soviet Union armed invasion of Afghanistan. Second Afghanistan war: the second Afghanistan war in 2001 is based on United States-led coalition forces on October 7, 2001 for Afghanistan war cover to the Organization and the Taliban, for the United States on the revenge of the 911 incident, also marks the start of the war against terrorism. Not ended. ), the only thing what they want is to live.
Khaled Hosseini has lived in the United States since he was fifteen years old and is an American citizen. His 2003 debut novel, The Kite Runner, was an international bestseller, selling more than 12 million copies worldwide. His second, A Thousand Splendid Suns, was released on May 22, 2007. In 2008, the book was the bestselling novel in Britain (as of April 11, 2008), with more than 700,000 copies sold. In 2006, he was appointed United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (Office) goodwill ambassadors, currently residing in Northern California. The Buffalo News says ‘Hosseini's literary abilities are such that he is able to do what all great artists do: take individual stories and, through the alchemy of insight, compassion and expression, universalize them—thereby turning them into art.’
For reasons why he wrote this novel, Khaled Hosseini is saying ' although life is filled with pain and bitterness but each a sad plot can let people see hope in the Sun. Each... [continues]
Cite This Essay
(2013, 03). Book Review of a Thousand Splendid Suns. StudyMode.com. Retrieved 03, 2013, from http://www.studymode.com/essays/Book-Review-Of-A-Thousand-Splendid-1529223.html
"Book Review of a Thousand Splendid Suns" StudyMode.com. 03 2013. 03 2013 <http://www.studymode.com/essays/Book-Review-Of-A-Thousand-Splendid-1529223.html>.
"Book Review of a Thousand Splendid Suns." StudyMode.com. 03, 2013. Accessed 03, 2013. http://www.studymode.com/essays/Book-Review-Of-A-Thousand-Splendid-1529223.html.