And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini – Worth the reading effort!!by admin June 4, 2013 0 comments
Khaled Hosseini is one of the most prolific writer today is from Afghanistan where all his three novels have derived inspiration from. Brought up and educated in United States of America, Khaled’s love for his motherland is infinite as his earlier novels along with the latest one – And the Mountains Echoed are set in Afghanistan with some references to the insurgency existing there even today making it a must read.
And the Mountains Echoed:
Released in May 2013, And the Mountains Echoed is the story of Afghan family across multi generations and how their love for each other. Covering human relationships at various stages, the novel portrays love, betrayal, honor and sacrifice experienced at every stage as their life takes them across Kabul, San Francisco, Paris and even the Greek Island of Tinos. And the Mountains Echoed is yet another family saga which is all set to top the charts in the coming weeks.
A Thousand Splendid Suns:
Released in November 2008, Spanning a chronicle of nearly three decades, A Thousand Splendid Suns is stunning story of two women brought together due to fate and loss because of the war. As they give strength and support to each other, they face each and every hurdle in keeping their family together. It is through these acts, they not only change the course of their lives but also of the coming generations.
The Kite Runner:
Released in April 27, 2004, The Kite Runner, a New York Times bestseller and international classic is Khaled Hosseini’s first novel. Set in Afghanistan, the story revolves around Amir, a young boy who wishes to develop close relations with his father as he tries to cope up with the haunting childhood memories. The Kite Runner takes you through the turbulence of Taliban rule in Afghanistan and between the ethnic tribes along with the passage of the father and son to United States.
Well developed plots and great writing styles are what makes Khaled Hosseini a successful writer. Each of his earlier books has met with unprecedented success. By publishing his third novel, And the Mountains Echoed after a gap of six years, he has surely kept his readers waiting for quite a long time.
Based out of Northern California, Khaled Hosseini serves as a Goodwill Envoy to UNHCR, the United Nations Refugee Agency and tries to provide humanitarian assistance to the residents of Afghanistan through The Khaled Hosseini Foundation.