"A Thousand Splendid Suns tells the intertwined stories of the lives of two Afghan women, Mariam and Laila, both married to the same abusive man, during the years of the Soviet occupation, then the civial war and the Taliban dicatatorship."
McGlinn, Jeanne. "A Thousand Splendid Suns Study Guide by Jeanne M. McGlinn." Riverhead Books.
As you read, consider these topics to explore in your final assignment:
Man's inhumanity to man
Systematic victimization of women by patriarchal institutions