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message 1: by Tom (new)

Tom Great review!

message 2: by [deleted user] (new)

Now you will be able to see the movie which is good too but not as good as the book.

message 3: by Giok Ping (new)

Giok Ping Ang I agree with your review completely.

message 4: by Shirley (new)

Shirley Thomas "...I sometimes shudder at the savage, thoughtless child that was once under this skin."

That was what impressed me so much so long after I finished the book. I don't even remember the names of the characters now but I remember the story and the emotion I felt and identify with.

message 5: by Mayra (new)

Mayra Solano Excellent review. Thanks!

message 6: by Tweedledum (new)

Tweedledum Halfway through the audio version read by the author. This brings a particularly poignant depth to the story. Wholeheartedly endorse your review Stephen. Have been moved to tears several times. The story is also about the way guilt can eat a person up and turn someone against the person wronged. This seems to me to be the cornerstone of the story.

message 7: by Shannon (new)

Shannon Stoner I thought your review was GREAT, and I agree! Thank you.

message 8: by Jerry (new)

Jerry Bennett I agree that as you read the book it got better and the beginning wasn't very interesting or attention grabbing. But towards the end I couldn't put the book down because the scene with Sohrab because so intense. I also agree that this book made me really hate the Taliban. But i thought that the idea of putting history along with fiction really complemented each other. This is because the history gave the story a sense of reality and made the story more heart wrenching

message 9: by Tamara (new)

Tamara Excellent review !!

message 10: by Yaxin (new)

Yaxin Due to the same reason, I think i will never read it again either. However, I feel like I will never forget this story.

message 11: by richard (new)

richard Wonderful review!! It's weird that I came to this book after reading another great, utterly moving novel that was being sold as "the African Kite Runner," Chigoze Obioma's "The Fishermen." Although both are radically different, I see why, and I'm so glad I read both books. High;y recommended that you do too!!

message 12: by Lady (new)

Lady Lou Thanks dor your review Sir this exactly what i feel.

message 13: by Tiffany (new)

Tiffany I agree with your review.

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