Author Khaled Hosseini is best known for his 2003 award-winning novel, The Kite Runner. The Afghan-American novelist recently followed up with another searing epic of Afghanistan in turmoil. A Thousand Splendid Suns covers three decades of anti-Soviet jihad, civil war and Taliban tyranny through the lives of two courageous Afghani women.
BookMark: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini (Riverhead Books; 2007)
By MOLLIE KEHOE • February 25, 2009