Khaled Hosseini on exile

Author: Khaled Hosseini

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message 1: by Yariel (last edited Apr 18, 2009 12:21AM)

Yariel Rivas Khaled Hosseini and his family was on exile in France while he left his native country in 1976. during all different political regimes of the communist PDPA [the pro-soviet radical marxist-leninist Khalq and the socialistic nationalist Parcham:], the pro-Mujaheddin and the Taliban in his native country, but before those regimes, Afghanistan was very peaceful.
Now he resides in the U.S with his wife and 2 children.

message 2: by Bill

Bill Brown I loved the Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, I think everyone should read these. Many US citizens see Afganastan as talaban and binlodin and a faceless war on terror. These are regular people with hopes and dreams and just want a war free life just like the rest of us. I hope Khaled gives us a lot more!

message 3: by Sumner (last edited Jul 25, 2009 07:29PM)

Sumner Wilson Great book, Kite Runner. Really did show that Afghanis are everyday people, or would like to be if they had half a chance.

Slugs Nineteen(Sumner Wilson)

message 4: by Navid

Navid Ohadi سلامketab besyar ziba va tekandahand bood mamnoon thanks

Shibliamirhussain khanyousafzai if kite runner is story of Afghanistan then i should say i dont know my home land and home. if he is helping afghan's by writing book like kite runner then its batter he should stop writing

message 6: by Clark

Clark Zlotchew I enjoyed The Kite Runner immensely. The scenes of daily life in Afghanistan are detailed yet immensely fascinating. You can connect with some of the characters on a deep level, while being appalled at other characters. The writing is straightforward and the language presents situations without sentimentality, leaving the reader to react on his/her own. In addition, one feels a sense of relief when the protagonist relocates to California.

Beverly Low Kite Runner is still one of my favorite books, I was so pulled in to the lives of these children. I came away with the feeling that all children are alike, I knew that already but this book only confirmed it. Also, reading about lives in Afghanistan that are happy was very enlightening for me, I can't imagine living in such a place. As an American I really can't imagine living in any other country, but this book says so much about the human spirit. In the midst of the worst times in history for example The Holocaust, starving, beaten and humiliated people found time to laugh. That just astounds me and makes me more grateful than I already am. I am looking forward to reading more books by Hosseini, I would think one who is originally from Afghanistan can separate the absolute horrors of his homeland and still know that there is good, especially in children...I love it!!!

Rachel Kite Runner is one of my favorites

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