A Thousand Splendid Suns
A riveting and powerful story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship and an indestructible love.
Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship grows between Mariam and a local teenager, Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter. When the Taliban take over, life becomes a desperate struggle against starvation, brutality and fear.