Set in Afghanistan, in 1952, And The Mountains Echoed, by Khaled Hosseini, is a novel that depicts the lives of two siblings and their casual trip to Kabul, which changes the course of their lives forever. read more...
Abdullah and his sister live with their father and foster mother. They are not so well-off financially, and their father is always on a job hunt to make ends meet. One day, he decides to move from their village to Kabul but tries to stop Abdullah from coming along. He fails in the attempt due to his son's persistent temperament. Abdullah loves his sister extremely and would do anything to make sure she is happy. The two are inseparable and seem to have no clue about the events that are about to take place during their journey. What begins as an insignificant journey, transforms the course of their lives and those of others through the next 60 years. short..
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