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And The Mountains Echoed

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Product Type: Fiction
Vendor: Keny Stationery

Author: Khaleed Hosseini
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  • Author : Khaleed Hosseini
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing India Private Limited
  • Edition : 2015
  • Language : English
  • Genre : Fiction
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"And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini stands as a captivating and poignant novel that immerses readers in a compelling storyline. The narrative unfolds in the heart of Shadbagh, Afghanistan, where two siblings, Abdullah and Pari, navigate the challenges of life with their father, Saboor, and stepmother. Saboor's relentless pursuit of employment to provide for his family underscores the harsh realities of poverty and the unforgiving Afghan winters.

At the story's core is the unwavering bond between Abdullah and Pari. Abdullah, a dedicated and protective older brother, cherishes his sister's beauty and gentle nature. Each night, they share a cot, foreheads touching, hands entwined. However, their lives take an unexpected turn when the family embarks on a journey across the desert, unaware of the hardships awaiting them. The ensuing events force them apart, illustrating the harsh truth that sometimes sacrifices must be made for the greater good.

Khaled Hosseini skillfully navigates the family's trajectory, spanning from Kabul to Paris, San Francisco, and Tinos. The novel delves into the intricacies of familial love amidst adversity. With a passionate narrative, Hosseini explores the profound impact of choices and the historical significance they carry for future generations. The 480-page masterpiece is not for the faint-hearted, as it weaves a tapestry of emotions, challenges, and resilience.

As for the author, Khaled Hosseini stands as one of the world's most acclaimed writers, with bestsellers like "The Kite Runner" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns" contributing to his stellar reputation. Following a six-year hiatus, "And the Mountains Echoed" was released, promptly becoming another jewel in Hosseini's literary crown. His storytelling prowess, coupled with a deep exploration of human connections, secures his legacy in the realm of contemporary literature.


From the Back Cover

"And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini is a mesmerizing and intricately woven tapestry of interconnected lives that spans continents and generations. Hosseini's narrative prowess shines as the novel unfolds through a mosaic of characters, each linked by the ripple effects of a single act of sacrifice.

Set against the backdrop of Afghanistan, the story explores the profound and often heartbreaking ties that bind families and individuals. The novel introduces readers to a diverse array of characters, revealing the impact of love, betrayal, and sacrifice on their destinies.

Hosseini's evocative prose and rich storytelling immerse readers in a world where the echoes of decisions reverberate across time and space. "And the Mountains Echoed" is a poignant exploration of the complexity of human relationships, the enduring consequences of choices, and the indomitable spirit that binds us all. This emotionally resonant novel reaffirms Hosseini's ability to craft narratives that capture the essence of the human experience.

 About the Author

Khaleed Hosseini:

Khaled Hosseini is one of the most widely read and beloved novelists in the world, with over thirty eight million copies of his books sold in more than seventy countries. The Kite Runner was a major film and was a Book of the Decade, chosen by The Times, Daily Telegraph and Guardian. A Thousand Splendid Suns was the Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year in 2008. Hosseini is also a Goodwill Envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the UN Refugee Agency and the founder of The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation which provides humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan. He was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, and lives in northern California.