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A thousand splendid suns
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A thousand splendid suns

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781526604750

Publication Date: 23 Aug 2018

Subject: Adult novels

Suitable for: Secondary (Year 12, Year 13)

AR: 5.4 UY

Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship grows between Mariam and a local teenager, Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter. When the Taliban take over, life becomes a desperate struggle against starvation, brutality and fear. Yet love can move a person to act in unexpected ways, and lead them to overcome the most daunting obstacles with a startling heroism.

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Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship grows between Mariam and a local teenager, Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter. When the Taliban take over, life becomes a desperate struggle against starvation, brutality and fear. Yet love can move a person to act in unexpected ways, and lead them to overcome the most daunting obstacles with a startling heroism.

NOTE : One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World

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Adult novels
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23 Aug 2018
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9781526604750
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Paperback
Pages
432
Width
129mm
Height
198mm
Weight
300g
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