Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns is a tale of two Afghanistani women named Laila and Mariam who got married to the same man. Maraiam a teenager from Herat was forced to marry Rasheed after her mother passed away. Laila was born almost a generation after Mariam and had to marry Rasheed after he rescued her when her home was rocketed and her family was killed. It follows the story of the two women living through the wars in Afghanistan.
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