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The Wasted Vigil by Nadeem Aslam
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Jul 10, 09

bookshelves: afghanistan, hf, kirkus, soviet-union, text-checked, usa, england

Do the goals ever justify the means?

A beautifully written book, but very hard to read. So very hard to stomach.
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Reading Progress

07/05/2009 page 114
30.65% "Writing-beautiful and devastating. To be read slowly. The story is unwound slowly like a ball of yarn, slowly getting closer to the truth."
07/08/2009 page 189
50.81% "Even after reading both Of Hosseini's books, this author makes the violence of fghanistan's current and past history wrenching."
07/09/2009 page 311
83.6% "The descriptive brutality is very hard to stomach! At the same time other descrip^tions become alive with beauty."
07/09/2009 page 311
83.6% "The descriptive brutality is very hard to stomach. At the same time other descriptions come alive with beauty."
07/10/2009 page 344
92.47% "Aquote: "You listen to music with your memories, not your ears. Perhaps it is the same with other senses also.""

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