Afghanistan

A Listmania! list by G. J. Weeks (London)
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The Sewing Circles of Herat: My Afghan Years
1.  The Sewing Circles of Herat: My Afghan Years by Christina Lamb
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  "This is a terrible account of what war does to destroy a land and of the inhumanity of life under the strict Islam of the Taliban."
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A Thousand Splendid Suns
2.  A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
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  "A great novel of man's inhumanity to woman over the period since the fall of the monarchy."
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The Kite Runner
3.  The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
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  "First novel from a great storyteller. Will the film be half as good?"
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The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia
4.  The Great Game: On Secret Service in High Asia by Peter Hopkirk
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  "Learn the history of why Afghanistan has been strategically important for over 200 years. A book for those not ashamed of imperial heroes."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (106 customer reviews)

The Bookseller Of Kabul
5.  The Bookseller Of Kabul by Åsne Seierstad
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  "Fascinating insight into Afghan character. I have even visited the shop."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (127 customer reviews)

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