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Duizend schitterende zonnen

Khaled Hosseini (author)

Duizend schitterende zonnen

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De ongeschoolde Mariam is vijftien wanneer ze wordt uitgehuwelijkt aan de dertig jaar oudere schoenverkoper Rasheed in Kabul. Jaren later moet zij de beeldschone en slimme Laila naast zich dulden, die door Rasheed na een raketaanval uit het puin is gered. Rasheed neemt Laila in huis in de hoop dat zij hem de zoon zal schenken die Mariam hem niet kan geven. In eerste instantie overheersen tussen de
Title
Duizend schitterende zonnen
Author
Khaled Hosseini
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
A thousand splendid suns
Publisher
Amsterdam: De Bezige Bij, 2010
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789023443155

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About Khaled Hosseini

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Khaled Hosseini (;Pashto/Dari خالد حسینی [ˈxɒled hoˈsejni]; born March 4, 1965) is an Afghan-American novelist, UNHCR goodwill ambassador, and former physician. His debut novel The Kite Runner (2003) was a critical and commercial success; the book and his subsequent novels have all been at least partially set in Afghanistan and have featured an Afghan as the protagonist.

Born in Kabul, Afghanistan, to a diplomat father, Hosseini spent some time living in Iran and France. When Hosseini was 15, his family applied for asylum in the United States, where he later became a naturalized citizen. Hosseini did not return to Afghanistan until 2003 when he was 38, an experience similar to that of the protagonist in The Kite Runner. In…Read more on Wikipedia