* A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini (2006)

This is no Kite Runner, but it’s definitely a page turner that brings out lack of rights for women in Afghanistan. Historically, it’s very interesting as it chronicles the rise and fall of the many governments and people who have controlled Afghanistan in its short history. Plot wise, I found it a bit predictable and a bit ‘careful,’ as though Hosseini kept a screen between his characters and the reader—almost as though he wasn’t sure who his audience might be. Still, I liked it. (fiction)

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