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Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, the #1 New York Times bestseller A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, faith, and the salvation

Author Khaled Hosseini

Pages 432

Publisher Penguin

Published Date 2008-11-25

ISBN 1101010908 9781101010907

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shannon_whittaker shared a tip "I read this in one sitting. One of the few books I have read multiple times."

jennifer_johnston_7706 shared a tip "Luv this book and author"

jennifer_johnston_7706 shared a tip "Loved it! As good as the kite runner!"

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jvancleef shared a tip "Still one of the best books I've ever read. Hauntingly beautiful."

deb_dempster shared a tip "Loved this. Better than The Kite Runner. A great story"

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brittani_holster shared a tip "Impactful and such beautiful writing."

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deanna_tingley_kendall shared a tip "This story will break you and rebuild you - a testimony to the ties that bind us to one another"

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david_seymour_4769 shared a tip "I Have also read the kite runner and really enjoyed that as well. Have his third book but haven’t read it yet"

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david_seymour_4769 shared a tip "Fantastic book, as good if not better than the kite runner"

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david_seymour_4769 shared a tip "Fantastic book, as good as if not better than the kite runner"

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cassandra_ramos shared a tip "This book is beautifully written and definitely a tear jerker !!!"

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chgd shared a tip "Brilliant book - chilling story that will keep you on the edge of your seat."

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maryzb23 shared a tip "Amazing brings you to a place that will break your heart!"

anita_morales shared a tip "My soul was full when I finished this book."

katherine_smith_3467 shared a tip "It’s my favorite book of all time"

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madynp shared a tip "So amazing, could not put down."

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regina_johnson shared a tip "Not yet, I have some I just haven't go to them. Can you recommend any?"

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marie_lise shared a tip "Splendid! One of my favourite authors."

mark_bjelland shared a tip "It can be a long read due to the intense nature of the book, but one of the best I’ve ever read! #literary #greatbook"

sheden_alsaaty shared a tip "Yes! It’s a very sad book, so be prepared for that but it’s so beautifully narrated and written."

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suzanne_zahn shared a tip "Love this author! If you haven’t read Kite Runner or this book, put it on your list."

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itzel_garcia_3930 shared a tip "Yeah my too I want to re read it again."

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abnormallynormal shared a tip "Although read for school, really good book. One of the few that were able to make me depressed by the first few chapters 👌"

aleah_winston shared a tip "I like to say that this is like the female version of The Kite Runner. I love this book!"

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jessie_duker shared a tip "Beautifully written, what tragedy and sense of love, all wrapped up into one bundle."

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susan_jones_8910 shared a tip "Loved this book I have read it over and over"

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angelika_filippone shared a tip "Miriam, yours?"

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kylie_jackson_1634 shared a tip "I really enjoyed this genre, I haven’t read a ton of similar books but I have a lot on my TBR to check out!"

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j.w._black shared a tip "@chelseawrightreads and you will love the read.....one of my comfort top ten!"

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shoogy_boogy shared a tip "It ripped my soul to shreds. When I finally stitched it back together, I realized my makeup would never be the same."

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emgonz0 shared a tip "A million out of ten. Everyone should read this!!!!"

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lia_massimo shared a tip "I've been trying to find more books like this since I read it in college!"

natalie_jarrous shared a tip "This book is amazing and a must read for book worms!!"

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erin_michelle_4695 shared a tip "This book was able to get me to feel every type of emotion. Fantastic book. You must read it, you won’t regret it."

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samantha_northrup shared a tip "I’ve read it three times, absolute favorite book."

kelsey_damjanovich shared a tip "Loved it!"

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tyler_3184 shared a tip "This is my favorite book of the year. This book it heart breaking and hopefull. Such a rollercoster. And honest 10 out 10 stars!"

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lydia_gentry shared a tip "I have been looking for a book that is soul touching and emotional for a while now and this was it!"

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adrianna_f shared a tip "Heartbreaking, but a beautiful story"

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kelly_lynch_2629 shared a tip "Loved this book! Fantastic read"

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eliza_sperry_9385 shared a tip "Will absolutely destroy your soul but it’s so worth it, and so eye opening, and has gorgeous writing!!"

judy_2325 shared a tip "One of the best books I've ever read!!!"

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colleen_crawley shared a tip "I loved it. I cried my eyes out."

serena_8411 shared a tip "Great for immersing in another culture, but be prepared for difficult emotions"

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kimberly_d_tucker shared a tip "Unforgettable!!!!"

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jessica_samuel shared a tip "Honestly the only book I’ve ever read in one day. Beyond amazing plot."

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amrita_khemraj shared a tip "So incredibly beautiful"

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kylee_bakowski shared a tip "Loved this book. One of my all time favourites."

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naomi_scholz shared a tip "This is a very tragic book. Good, but so sad"

hannah_kirk_3888 shared a tip "I’m reading Four Winds by Kristen Hannah and Me Before You by Jojo Moyes right now. 👍🏼"

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brandi_davis_3657 shared a tip "One of the most amazing reads in a long time!"

susan_withage shared a tip "Great female characters and story."

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arielle_meunier shared a tip "beautiful"

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