A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Khaled Hosseini

fiction contemporary historical literary dark emotional sad medium-paced

367 pages | first published 2007

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Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, fait...
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Moods

emotional 92%
sad 84%
dark 50%
reflective 41%
tense 40%
challenging 38%
inspiring 31%
hopeful 26%
informative 26%
adventurous 8%

Pace

medium 67%
fast 21%
slow 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 51% | Character: 42% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 22% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 11% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 33% | Yes: 32% | It's complicated: 29% | N/A: 4%

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