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Re: What are your thoughts on Khaled Hosseini's books?

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rahilshajahan wrote:
25 Jul 2020, 11:21
thebutterflygirl wrote:
25 Jul 2020, 09:11
I liked The Kite runner. It was traumatic, but that is what life is sometimes. He had me crying at "For you, a thousand times over ".
But I also loved A thousand splendid suns . Strong female characters are my thing, but the two characters in the story portrayed how strong a woman can be even in the darkest phase she faces.
I've read only two of his books and I loved both of them.
For you a thousand times over. Just six words but so many paragraphs strong. Whenever I picture Hassan running for that dreaded kite and screaming this, I become more and more assured that Amir doesn't deserve him.

The Kite Runner screams 'Your actions have consequences'. What do you think of the inference?
YES.
The way he takes him for granted.
You should never treat a human being like that. I was so angry at Amir throughout the story .
I have a thing for beautiful lines, like what Amir's wife says to him about happiness.
To me, the consolation was that Amir made amends and the way the book ended.

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thebutterflygirl wrote:
29 Jul 2020, 10:21
YES.
The way he takes him for granted.
You should never treat a human being like that. I was so angry at Amir throughout the story .
I have a thing for beautiful lines, like what Amir's wife says to him about happiness.
To me, the consolation was that Amir made amends and the way the book ended.
I think its safe to say that everyone hates Amir. The scene where he steals and hides the money under Hassan's bed sheet, to which later Hassan takes responsibility in front of Baba. Man, I just wanted to go there and give a proper whooping to Amir myself.
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Wow, A Thousand Splendid Suns stole and broke my heart into pieces. I loved that book with all my might. 'The Kite Runner,' was equally good, but it did not steal my heart the ways a 'A Thousand Splendid Suns' did. Khaled Hosseini is a definite force!

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I love his books. They are some of my favorites because he writes in a very real way.

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cxsimpson wrote:
09 Aug 2020, 19:22
I love his books. They are some of my favorites because he writes in a very real way.
True. The stories are so emotional and hard-hitting, they often seem real.
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The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns are two of my favorite books of all time. They left a lasting impression on me. I especially loved that I got to learn more about cultures very different from my own.

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