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A thousand splendid suns

The setting is Afghanistan and Hosseini has taken the last 33 years of that country's tumultuous history of war and oppression and told it on an intimate scale, through the lives of two women.

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  • "ʼElef šemešōt zōherōt"
  • "1000 splendid suns [sound recording]"@en
  • "Gab bags"
  • "Thilakkamārnna orāyiram sooryanmār"
  • "A thousand splendid suns"@tr
  • "A thousand splendid suns"@it
  • "A thousand splendid suns"
  • "A thousand splendid suns"@ja
  • "1000 wspaniałych słońc"
  • "Thousand splendid suns, A"
  • "1000 sii︠a︡i︠u︡shchikh solnt︠s︡"
  • "1000 splendid suns"
  • "1000 splendid suns"@en
  • "Book Group To Go"@en
  • "Thousand splendid suns"

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  • "Afghan women Mariam and Laila grow close despite their nearly twenty-year age difference and initial rivalry, as they suffer at the hands of a common enemy--their abusive, much-older husband, Rasheed."
  • "The setting is Afghanistan and Hosseini has taken the last 33 years of that country's tumultuous history of war and oppression and told it on an intimate scale, through the lives of two women."@en
  • "Novel based on remarkable chronicle of three decades of Afghan history and a deeply moving account of family and friendship."
  • "Mariam and Laila are born a generation apart but are brought together by war and fate. Together they endure the dangers surrounding them and discover the power of both love and sacrifice."@en
  • "Mariam and Laila are born a generation apart but are brought together by war and fate. Together they endure the dangers surrounding them and discover the power of both love and sacrifice."
  • "This is the story of an unusual and lifelong friendship between two Afghan women, spanning from the idyllic mid 1950s to post-September 11 Kabul. Bound by tragedy and fate, by political circumstance and custom, the two women live through the Soviet war, the harrowing days of the Afghan civil war and the rule of the Taliban. Yet even as their world unravels around them and innocence is shattered, they find that there, amidst the ruins, is the possibility for hope, meaning and unexpected."
  • "Afghanistan, de 1959 à 2003, agité par des conflits incessants. Forcée d'épouser un homme de 30 ans son aîné, Mariam subit sa colère et sa brutalité devant son incapacité à lui donner un fils. Après 18 ans de soumission, elle voit arriver sous son toit Laila, la petite voisine de 14 ans, qui de rivale deviendra son alliée. Ensemble, elles tentent de fuir Kaboul pour le Pakistan."
  • "Mariam and Laila are born a generation apart but are are brought together by war and fate. Together they endure the dangers surrounding them and discover the power of both love and sacrifice."
  • "After 103 weeks on the -- The Kite Runner Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss and by fate. As they endure the ever escalating dangers around them-in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul-they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation. With heart-wrenching power and suspense, Hosseini shows how a woman's love for her family can move her to shocking and heroic acts of self-sacrifice, and that in the end it is love, or even the memory of love, that is often the key to survival.A stunning accomplishment, A Thousand Splendid Suns."@en
  • "Zwei Frauen in Afghanistan erleben ein ähnliches Schicksal: Beide werden mit dem um viele Jahre älteren Witwer Raschid zwangsverheiratet. Hunger und Gewalt machen ihnen während der Taliban-Herrschaft das Leben zur Qual. Die schrecklichen Umstände machen die beiden Frauen zu Freundinnen und lassen ihre Kräfte ins Übermenschliche wachsen."
  • "Forcée d'épouser un homme de trente ans son aîné, Mariam ne parvient pas à lui donner un fils. Après dix-huit années de soumission à cet homme brutal, elle doit endurer une nouvelle épreuve : l'arrivée sous son propre toit de Laila, une petite voisine de quatorze ans. Enceinte, Laila met au monde une fille. D'abord rongée par la jalousie, Mariam va finir par trouver une alliée en sa rivale. Toutes deux victimes de la violence et de la misogynie de leur mari, elles vont unir leur courage pour tenter de fuir l'Afghanistan."
  • "A story of deep friendship and family set in Afghanistan - It depicts the impact of the brutal regime of the Taliban on the life of the people, in particular the effect on Laila and Mariam whose friendship develops as they unite to survive in a harsh and unforgiving world."
  • "Tegen de achtergrond van Afghanistan vanaf 1960 tot nu (vooral de roerige tijden van de Sovjet-overheersing en de Taliban-dictatuur) ontrollen zich de levens van twee vrouwen."
  • "A box with 15 copies of the title to assist book group discussion leaders."
  • "Hija ilegt̕ima de un rico hombre de negocios, Mariam se cra̕ con su madre en una modesta vivienda a las afueras de Herat. A los quince aǫs, su vida cambia drs̀ticamente cuando su padre la enva̕ a Kabul a casarse con Rashid, un hosco zapatero treinta aǫs mayor que ella. Casi dos dčadas ms̀ tarde, Rashid encuentra en las calles de Kabul a Laila, una joven de quince aǫs sin hogar. Cuando el zapatero le ofrece cobijo en su casa, que deber ̀compartir con Mariam, entre las dos mujeres se inicia una relacin̤ que acabar ̀siendo tan profunda como la de dos hermanas, tan fuerte como la de madre e hija. Pese a la diferencia de edad y las distintas experiencias que la vida les ha deparado, la necesidad de afrontar las terribles circunstancias que las rodean -tanto de puertas adentro como en la calle, donde la violencia polt̕ica asola el pas̕-, har ̀que Mariam y Laila vayan forjando un vn̕culo indestructible que les otorgar ̀la fuerza necesaria para superar el miedo y dar cabida a la esperanza."
  • "After 103 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and with four million copies of The Kite Runner shipped, Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel that confirms his place as one of the most important literary writers today. Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, 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 to be found in love. Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss and by fate. As they endure the ever escalating dangers around them-in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul-they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation. With heart-wrenching power and suspense, Hosseini shows how a woman's love for her family can move her to shocking and heroic acts of self-sacrifice, and that in the end it is love, or even the memory of love, that is often the key to survival.A stunning accomplishment, A Thousand Splendid Suns is a haunting, heartbreaking, compelling story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love."@en
  • "Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry the troubled and bitter Rasheed, who is thirty years her senior. Nearly two decades later, in a climate of growing unrest, tragedy strikes fifteen-year-old Laila, who must leave her home and join Mariam's unhappy household. Laila and Mariam are to find consolation in each other, their friendship to grow as deep as the bond between sisters, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter. With the passing of time comes Taliban rule over Afghanistan, the streets of Kabul loud with the sound of gunfire and bombs, life a desperate struggle against starvation, brutality and fear, the women's endurance tested beyond their worst imaginings. Yet love can move a person to act in unexpected ways, lead them to overcome the most daunting obstacles with a startling heroism. In the end it is love that triumphs over death and destruction. A Thousand Splendid Suns is an unforgettable portrait of a wounded country and a deeply moving story of family and friendship. It is a beautiful, heart-wrenching story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely bond and an indestructible love."
  • "Two women born a generation apart witness the destruction of their home and family in wartorn Kabul, incurring losses over the course of thirty years that test the limits of their strength and courage."
  • "From the Publisher: After more than two years on the bestseller lists, Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel of enormous contemporary relevance. A Thousand Splendid Suns is a breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghanistan's last thirty years-from the Soviet invasion to the reign of the Taliban to post-Taliban rebuilding-that puts the violence, fear, hope and faith of this country in intimate, human terms. It is a tale of two generations of characters brought jarringly together by the tragic sweep of war, where personal lives-the struggle to survive, raise a family, find happiness-are inextricable from the history playing out around them. Propelled by the same storytelling instinct that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once a remarkable chronicle of three decades of Afghan history and a deeply moving account of family and friendship. It is a striking, heart wrenching novel of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love-a stunning accomplishment."@en
  • "From the Publisher: After more than two years on the bestseller lists, Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel of enormous contemporary relevance. A Thousand Splendid Suns is a breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghanistan's last thirty years-from the Soviet invasion to the reign of the Taliban to post-Taliban rebuilding-that puts the violence, fear, hope and faith of this country in intimate, human terms. It is a tale of two generations of characters brought jarringly together by the tragic sweep of war, where personal lives-the struggle to survive, raise a family, find happiness-are inextricable from the history playing out around them. Propelled by the same storytelling instinct that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once a remarkable chronicle of three decades of Afghan history and a deeply moving account of family and friendship. It is a striking, heart wrenching novel of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love-a stunning accomplishment."
  • "'A Thousand Splendid Suns' is a chronicle of Afghan history, and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, and the salvation to be found in love."
  • "Two women born a generation apart witness the destruction of their home and family in war torn Kabul, losses incurred over the course of thirty years that test the limits of their strength and courage."
  • "After 103 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and with four million copies of The Kite Runner shipped, Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel that confirms his place as one of the most important literary writers today. Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, 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 to be found in love. Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss and by fate. As they endure the ever escalating dangers around them-in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul-they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation. With heart-wrenching power and suspense, Hosseini shows how a woman's love for her family can move her to shocking and heroic acts of self-sacrifice, and that in the end it is love, or even the memory of love, that is often the key to survival. A stunning accomplishment, A Thousand Splendid Suns is a haunting, heartbreaking, compelling story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship, and an indestructible love."@en
  • "Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry the troubled and bitter Rasheed, who is thirty years her senior. Nearly two decades later, in a climate of growing unrest, tragedy strikes fifteen-year-old Laila, who must leave her home and join Mariam's unhappy household. Laila and Mariam are to find consolation in each other, their friendship to grow as deep as the bond between sisters, as strong as the ties between mother and daugther."
  • "Two women born a generation apart witness the destruction of their home and family in wartorn Kabul, and the losses incurred over the course of thirty years test the limits of their strength and courage."@en
  • "Two women born a generation apart witness the destruction of their home and family in wartorn Kabul, and the losses incurred over the course of thirty years test the limits of their strength and courage."
  • "Chronicles the lives of two Afghan women who struggle to survive, raise a family, and find happiness in war-torn Afghanistan."
  • "Two women born a generation apart witness the destruction of their home and family in wartorn Kabul, losses incurred over the course of thirty years that test the limits of their strength and courage."
  • "Two women born a generation apart witness the destruction of their home and family in wartorn Kabul, losses incurred over the course of thirty years that test the limits of their strength and courage."@en
  • "Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss and by fate. As they endure the ever escalating dangers around them-in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul-they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation."
  • "A breathtaking story set against the volatile events of Afghanistan's last thirty years-from the Soviet invasion to the reign of the Taliban to post-Taliban rebuilding--that puts the violence, fear, hope and faith of this country in intimate, human terms."
  • "Mariam and Laila are born a generation apart but are brought together by war and fate. Together they endure the dangers surrounding them and discover the power of both love and sacrifice. (Calmar Campus also has this title in audiobook format.)."

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  • "Roman américain"
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Romans (teksten)"
  • "Large type books"
  • "Family"
  • "Translations"
  • "Suspense fiction"
  • "Erzählende Literatur: Gegenwartsliteratur ab 1945"
  • "Psychological fiction"
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"@tr
  • "Vertalingen (vorm)"
  • "Adult book club bags"
  • "Popular literature"
  • "Historical fiction"
  • "Domestic fiction"
  • "Domestic fiction"@en
  • "Powieść amerykańska"@pl
  • "Powieść amerykańska"
  • "American fiction"
  • "Love stories"
  • "Belletristische Darstellung"

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  • "Mila eguzki eder"
  • "Hizāran khurshīd-i drakhshān"
  • "Alf šams sāṭiʻa"
  • "Iljada neverojatni sonca"
  • "Mil soles espléndidos"
  • "Mil soles espléndidos"@es
  • "Hizār khūrshīd-i dirakhshān"
  • "Tysiąc wspaniałych słońc"
  • "Tysiąc wspaniałych słońc"@pl
  • "Sen no kagayaku taiyō"
  • "Sen no kagayaku taiyō"@ja
  • "Tausend strahlende Sonnen"
  • "Can lan qian yang"
  • "Sen no kagayaku taiyo"@ja
  • "Tausend strahlende Sonnen (Fischer TaschenBibliothek)"
  • "Mil Soles Esplendidos"
  • "Elef šemašot zoharot"
  • "Ngàn mặt trời rực rỡ"
  • "Hiljadu sjajnih sunaca"
  • "Mille splendidi soli"@it
  • "Mille splendidi soli"
  • "هزارن خرشيد درخشان"
  • "Mille soleils splendides : roman"
  • "Hizār khurshīd-i drakhshān"
  • "Tausend strahlende Sonnen : Roman"
  • "A thousand splendid suns"@en
  • "A thousand splendid suns"
  • "Hizār khūrshīd-i tābān"
  • "Tisoč veličastnih sonc"@sl
  • "هزار خورشيد تابان"
  • "A thousand splendid suns [a Gab bag for book discussion groups]"
  • "Thousand Splendid Suns"
  • "هزار خورشىد تابان"
  • "A thousand splendid suns [set of 10] : a novel"@en
  • "Mille splendid soli"
  • "Tysjatja sijajustjich solnts"
  • "Hiljadu čudesnih sunaca"
  • "灿烂千阳"
  • "Tysi︠a︡cha sii︠a︡i︠u︡shchikh solnt︠s︡"
  • "燦爛千陽"
  • "A Thousand Splendid Suns [CD]"
  • "Thousand splendid suns"
  • "Stē chōra tōn chrysōn ēliōn"
  • "A thousand splendid suns [sound recording]"@en
  • "Tusen strålande solar"@sv
  • "Tusen strålande solar"
  • "Mille soleils splendides"
  • "Mille splendidi soli : [romanzo]"
  • "Tysiaç wspaniałych słońc"
  • "Tuhat loistavaa aurinkoa"
  • "Tuhat loistavaa aurinkoa"@fi
  • "Mil sols esplèndids"@ca
  • "Mil sols esplèndids"
  • "A Thousand splendid suns"
  • "A thousand splendid suns, illustrated edition"@en
  • "هزار خورشىد درخشان"
  • "Тысяча сияющих солнц"
  • "千の輝く太陽"
  • "Mil sols esplèndids : [novel·la]"
  • "A Thousand Splendid Suns"@en
  • "A Thousand Splendid Suns"
  • "Can lan qian yang = A thousand splendid suns"
  • "Bin muhteşem güneş"@tr
  • "Bin muhteşem güneş"
  • "Tysiac wspanialych slonc"
  • "Thousand splendid suns [Arabic edition]"
  • "灿烂千阳 = A thousand splendid suns"
  • "A thousand splendid suns [HDL Book Group To Go]"@en
  • "Hizar khurshid-i drakhshan"
  • "A thousand splendid suns ; a novel"@en
  • "Mil soles esplendidos"
  • "Tausend strahlende Sonnen Roman"
  • "Duizend schitterende zonnen"
  • "Under en strålende sol : roman"@da
  • "Hizār khūrshīd-i drakhshān"
  • "Khili︠a︡da sii︠a︡ĭni slŭnt︠s︡a"
  • "Hizār khurshīd-i tābān"
  • "Bin Muhteşem Güneş"
  • "A thousand splendid suns : [a novel]"
  • "Alf shams sāṭiʻah"
  • "Under en strålende sol"@da
  • "Tiḷakkamārnna orāyiraṃ sūryanmār"
  • "A thousand splendid suns : book club in a bag"@en

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