- Author: Khaled Husseini
- Paperback: 480 pages
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1408842459
- ISBN-13: 978-1408842454
- Size: 20.1 x 13.1cm
From the no. 1 bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid SunsA Richard & Judy Summer Book Club pick
Ten-year-old Abdullah would do anything for his younger sister. In a life of poverty and struggle, with no mother to care for them, Pari is the only person who brings Abdullah happiness. For her, he will trade his only pair of shoes to give her a feather for her treasured collection. When their father sets off with Pari across the desert to Kabul in search of work, Abdullah is determined not to be separated from her. Neither brother nor sister know what this fateful journey will bring them.
And the Mountains Echoed is a deeply moving epic of heartache, hope and, above all, the unbreakable bonds of love.
ReviewA story of love, separation, friendship, compassion, exile, memory and the troubled history of Afghanistan, spanning three continents and sixty years ... Hosseini is a master storyteller * The Times * Hosseini pulls off his usual - impressive - trick of breaking your heart and leaving you smiling * Daily Telegraph * Hosseini digs deep and brings up diamonds * Independent on Sunday * With profound depth and compassion, Hosseini writes about the bonds that define us and shape our lives * Mail on Sunday *
About the AuthorKhaled 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. www.khaledhosseini.com