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Khaled Hosseini

Postby Dixie » Mon Nov 05, 2007 7:45 am

Does anybody know Khaled Hosseini? He's a writer from Afghanistan. I discovered him about a couple months ago, when I bought his novel A Thousand Splendid Suns. I absolutely loved the novel and couldn't wait to read his previous one, The Kite Runner, which I am reading at the moment. They both are absolutely fantastic.

I was wondering if anyone else here is familiar with this author and if you have read any of his novels.
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Postby MissLT » Mon Nov 05, 2007 3:29 pm

I read his Kite Runner. :L
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Postby Dixie » Mon Nov 05, 2007 8:37 pm

LennyeTran wrote:I read his Kite Runner. :L


Hey Lennye! Why don't you tell me your opinion about the book? Did you like it? I'm halfway through it... I really love it.
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Postby Bambang » Tue Nov 06, 2007 6:03 pm

Are his books onlineable to read?
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Postby Dixie » Tue Nov 06, 2007 8:18 pm

Onlineable, nice word :D

I don't know, uncle Bambang, but if they are, don't miss the chance to read them!
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Postby MissLT » Tue Nov 06, 2007 8:31 pm

I borrowed his Kite Runner eaudiobook from my netlibrary months ago. It was a strange feeling to listen to him narrating his own book. Nonetheless, the book was nice to hear. It has a vivid image of different cultures that I like. And one thing I found it very disturbing is that there are people who sympathize with Hitler. Those people never turn out to be good, and this story kinda proved me right.
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Postby Dixie » Wed Nov 07, 2007 7:31 am

LennyeTran wrote:I borrowed his Kite Runner eaudiobook from my netlibrary months ago. It was a strange feeling to listen to him narrating his own book. Nonetheless, the book was nice to hear. It has a vivid image of different cultures that I like. And one thing I found it very disturbing is that there are people who sympathize with Hitler. Those people never turn out to be good, and this story kinda proved me right.


I would love to hear him narrating his book!

I'm really enjoying it. It gives me so many different feelings... anger, sadness, sometimes happiness... it's really amazing. I'm definitely becoming a fan of Khaled Hosseini's work :D
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Re: Khaled Hosseini

Postby Bambang » Wed Nov 07, 2007 4:25 pm

And I think the upcoming "A Thousand Splendid Suns" movie is gonna be splendid. Can't wait to watch, really.
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Postby MissLT » Wed Nov 07, 2007 5:00 pm

Dixie wrote:
LennyeTran wrote:I borrowed his Kite Runner eaudiobook from my netlibrary months ago. It was a strange feeling to listen to him narrating his own book. Nonetheless, the book was nice to hear. It has a vivid image of different cultures that I like. And one thing I found it very disturbing is that there are people who sympathize with Hitler. Those people never turn out to be good, and this story kinda proved me right.


I would love to hear him narrating his book!

I'm really enjoying it. It gives me so many different feelings... anger, sadness, sometimes happiness... it's really amazing. I'm definitely becoming a fan of Khaled Hosseini's work :D

What part are you on right now? Are you done with it yet?
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Re: Khaled Hosseini

Postby Dixie » Wed Nov 07, 2007 5:30 pm

bambang wrote:And I think the upcoming "A Thousand Splendid Suns" movie is gonna be splendid. Can't wait to watch, really.


A movie? I had no idea!!
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