Book Reviews of A Thousand Splendid Suns (Audio CD) (Abridged)

A Thousand Splendid Suns (Audio CD) (Abridged)
A Thousand Splendid Suns - Audio CD - Abridged
Author: Khaled Hosseini, Atossa Leoni (Narrator)
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ISBN-13: 9780743554435
ISBN-10: 0743554434
Publication Date: 2007
Edition: Abridged
Rating:
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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4.3 stars, based on 50 ratings
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Book Type: Audio CD
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reviewed A Thousand Splendid Suns (Audio CD) (Abridged) on + 528 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Excellent narration! While this was a very painful book to listen to/read, it was well worth it by the time the end came near. It is a very profoundly sad at times, and horrifying as well. It is indeed haunting, heartbreaking and compelling. Hosseini is able to take his reader right into the story, and it feels as though one is right there with the characters experiencing it alongside of them. Although this was set in Afghanistan with all the horrors of being a woman there, I believe there is a universality to some of the themes within the story: domestic violence, abuse, helplessness, etc. Hosseini's books have opened up a new culture and experience for me and caused me to have a deep appreciation for Afghani women and their suffering. Even though this is a painful story, there is much beauty within its pages.
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Helpful Score: 1
I had heard good things about this author but never read one of his books. So I finally decide to after a co-worker's recommendation. I am so glad I did. It was one of those books that I wish I could have listened to straight through. I highly recommend this author. I will be reading his other books as well.
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Very powerful and compelling book. Definitely affected my perspective. I recommend it.