And the Mountains Echoed, Paperback Book
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From the no. 1 bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid SunsA Richard & Judy Summer Book Club pickTen-year-old Abdullah would do anything for his younger sister.

In a life of poverty and struggle, with no mother to care for them, Pari is the only person who brings Abdullah happiness.

For her, he will trade his only pair of shoes to give her a feather for her treasured collection.

When their father sets off with Pari across the desert to Kabul in search of work, Abdullah is determined not to be separated from her.

Neither brother nor sister know what this fateful journey will bring them. And the Mountains Echoed is a deeply moving epic of heartache, hope and, above all, the unbreakable bonds of love.


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This is the story of Abdullah and his beloved sister Pari - torn apart by their fathers tough decision, and how their lives unfold.I found this book quite difficult to follow. Each chapter took a bit of getting in to. The story did evolve quite well, but to a rather predictable ending.

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