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5.0 out of 5 stars
One of the best books ever written..., 23 Aug 2009
Firstly, I need to put my review in context. I am 25-years old and I lap up books like a cat laps up milk. My motto is: if you're not hooked by page 20 dump the book and in my 25-year life, I have never felt the need to review a book. You'll be hooked from the start of this book.
In less than 400 pages, Khaled Hosseini intricately and seamlessly weaves the lives of 2 Afghani women across 2 generations together. The book was filled with tragedy, pain, suffering, war, torment, love, companionship, wants, needs, survival and importantly, endurance. A very compelling read. I couldn't stop reading even when I was called anti-social at a picnic, the book was a million times more fulfilling than the pointless "girl talk"....