From the internationally bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, this is Khaled Hosseini's most heartbreaking novel yet.
Khaled Hosseini is one of the most widely read and beloved novelists in the world, with over thirty eight million copies of his books sold in more than seventy countries. The Kite Runner was a major film and was a Book of the Decade, chosen by The Times, Daily Telegraph and Guardian. A Thousand Splendid Suns was the Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year in 2008. Hosseini is also a Goodwill Envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the UN Refugee Agency and the founder of The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation which provides humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan. He was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, and lives in northern California. www.khaledhosseini.com
A story of love, separation, friendship, compassion, exile, memory
and the troubled history of Afghanistan, spanning three continents
and sixty years ... Hosseini is a master storyteller * The Times
Hosseini pulls off his usual - impressive - trick of breaking your heart and leaving you smiling * Daily Telegraph *
Hosseini digs deep and brings up diamonds * Independent on Sunday *
With profound depth and compassion, Hosseini writes about the bonds that define us and shape our lives * Mail on Sunday *