A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Khaled Hosseini

fiction contemporary historical emotional sad fast-paced

420 pages | first published 2007

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After 103 weeks on the "New York Times" bestseller list and with four million copies of "The Kite Runner" shipped, Khaled Hosseini returns with a beautiful, riveting, and haunting novel that confirms his place as one of the most important literary...
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Moods

emotional 91%
sad 82%
dark 49%
reflective 40%
tense 38%
challenging 34%
inspiring 33%
informative 25%
hopeful 24%
adventurous 7%

Pace

medium 63%
fast 25%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 43% | Plot: 6%

Strong character development?

Yes: 91% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

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

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 9% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 35% | No: 33% | It's complicated: 27% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.45