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And the Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini: A Review
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Kristen Elise
August 2013
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Kristen Elise
August 2013

There are a few bits below that may be "spoiler-like." I don't give away plot, but I do give away some of the feel, and there is a reference to the ending. So please read at your own risk.

Khaled Hosseini has done it again. Each of his books is the best one of his books, and the latest is no exception. And the Mountains Echoed is an intricate web spun through a series of unforgettable characters.

The novel begins with a pair of young siblings in 1950s Afghanistan and then follows their lives and the lives they touch through several generations and around the globe. Hosseini's astounding grasp of the human spirit is yet again at the forefront, with the backdrop of social and political events we have come to expect from his works. But in comparison to The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, there are a few noteworthy differences in this one as well.

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