Tausend strahlende Sonnen

Author: Khaled Hosseini

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104030766

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Der Weltbestseller vom Autor von ›Drachenläufer‹ und ›Traumsammler‹ Mariam ist fünfzehn, als sie aus der Provinz nach Kabul geschickt und mit dem dreißig Jahre älteren Schuhmacher Raschid verheiratet wird. Jahre später erlebt Laila, ein Mädchen aus der Nachbarschaft, ein ähnliches Schicksal. Als ihre Familie bei einem Bombenangriff ums Leben kommt, wird sie Raschids Zweitfrau. Nach anfänglichem Misstrauen werden Mariam und Laila zu engen Freundinnen. Gemeinsam wehren sie sich gegen Raschids Brutalität und planen die Flucht... Ein ergreifender Roman über das Schicksal zweier Frauen in Afghanistan, wie ihn nur einer schreiben kann: der große Geschichtenerzähler Khaled Hosseini.

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Author: Khaled Hosseini

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 074758589X

Category: Fiction

Page: 419

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A riveting and powerful story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship and an indestructible love

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Author: Khaled Hosseini

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408803739

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship grows between Mariam and a local teenager, Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter. When the Taliban take over, life becomes a desperate struggle against starvation, brutality and fear. Yet love can move a person to act in unexpected ways, and lead them to overcome the most daunting obstacles with a startling heroism.

A Study Guide for Khaled Hosseini's "A Thousand Splendid Suns"

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1410360482

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 22

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A Study Guide for Khaled Hosseini's "A Thousand Splendid Suns," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary Newsmakers for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary Newsmakers for Students for all of your research needs.

A Thousand Splendid Suns (Play Script)

Based on the novel by Khaled Hosseini

Author: Ursula Rani Sarma

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0525534474

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 128

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The script for the stage production of the bestselling Khaled Hosseini novel A Thousand Splendid Suns, as adapted by playwright Ursula Rani Sarma. Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss, and by fate. As they endure the ever-escalating dangers around them--in their home, as well as in the streets of Kabul--they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation. With heart-wrenching power and suspense, playwright Ursula Rani Sarma reimagines Hosseini's novel to show how a woman's love for her family can move her to shocking and heroic acts of self-sacrifice, and that in the end it is love, or even the memory of love, that is often the key to survival. A stunning accomplishment, this reimagination of A Thousand Splendid Suns is a haunting, heartbreaking, compelling production about unlikely friendship and indestructible love. This adaptation was first performed by the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco in February 2017.

Khaled Hosseini

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Author: Ayse Gã¶Kce,Ayse Gökce

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3640908678

Category:

Page: 40

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Seminar paper from the year 2011 in the subject English - Pedagogy, Didactics, Literature Studies, grade: 1,7, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (Lehrstuhl Fremdsprachendidaktik), course: Seminar "Young Adult Fiction," language: English, abstract: Teaching English as a foreign language means a great challenge which would certainly be answered by all English teachers in the affirmative. Today every school in Germany offers English as school subject, even the primary schools. Consequently it must be put great emphasis on teaching it accurately by taking into consideration any aspect of English language acquisition when learning it, for example the acquisition of a distinctive vocabulary, the ability to use grammar rules correctly, the ability to spell correctly, the ability to understand what is been said when native speakers talk in English which we call listening comprehension. Another very important part of learning English as a foreign language is undisputedly reading comprehension. The ability to read out correctly, to understand what is been read and to be able to work with a text effectively is not only a competence that should be concentrated on in the foreign language but also in the mother tongue. The PISA Study is a perfect proof of this which will be mentioned later on. In this paper I will try to accentuate the importance and significance of reading in the English class. In order to illustrate this I will introduce the novel A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, an American author and doctor with Afghan origins, and use it for the elaboration of the importance of reading activities in the English class. Initially I will focus on the didactic analysis which includes the reference to the syllabus. The syllabus is of course the signpost in terms of guidelines when planning the lessons, choosing age-appropriate media and methods. What role does reading play in this context? What is said in the syllabus when it comes to reading? The next

Traumsammler

Roman

Author: Khaled Hosseini

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104028451

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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Der Nr.1-Spiegel-Bestseller! Millionen Leser haben auf seinen neuen Roman gewartet: In ›Traumsammler‹ erzählt Khaled Hosseini die bewegende Geschichte zweier Geschwister aus einem kleinen afghanischen Dorf. Pari ist drei Jahre alt, ihr Bruder Abdullah zehn, als der Vater sie auf einem Fußmarsch quer durch die Wüste nach Kabul bringt. Doch am Ende der Reise wartet nicht das Paradies, sondern die herzzerreißende Trennung der beiden Geschwister, die ihr Leben für immer verändern wird. Ein großer Roman, der uns einmal um die ganze Welt führt und in seiner emotionalen Intensität und Erzählkunst neue Maßstäbe setzt. Fesselnder, reicher, persönlicher als je zuvor.

A Study Guide for Khaled Hosseini's "A Thousand Splendid Suns"

Author: Cengage Learning Gale

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781375375412

Category:

Page: 58

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A Study Guide for Khaled Hosseini's "A Thousand Splendid Suns," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary Newsmakers for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary Newsmakers for Students for all of your research needs.


Die Spuren meiner Mutter

Roman

Author: Jodi Picoult

Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag

ISBN: 364116348X

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

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Mitreißend und berührend: Eine Tochter auf der Suche nach ihrer verschwundenen Mutter Die dreizehnjährige Jenna sucht ihre Mutter. Alice Metcalf verschwand zehn Jahre zuvor spurlos nach einem tragischen Vorfall im Elefantenreservat von New Hampshire, bei dem eine Tierpflegerin ums Leben kam. Nachdem Jenna schon alle Vermisstenportale im Internet durchsucht hat, wendet sie sich in ihrer Verzweiflung an die Wahrsagerin Serenity. Diese hat als Medium der Polizei beim Aufspüren von vermissten Personen geholfen, bis sie glaubte, ihre Gabe verloren zu haben. Zusammen machen sie den abgehalfterten Privatdetektiv Virgil ausfindig, der damals als Ermittler mit dem Fall der verschwundenen Elefantenforscherin Alice befasst war. Mit Hilfe von Alices Tagebuch, den damaligen Polizeiakten und Serenitys übersinnlichen Fähigkeiten begibt sich das kuriose Trio auf eine spannende und tief bewegende Spurensuche – mit verblüffender Auflösung.

Bookclub in a Box Discusses Khaled Hosseini's Novel a Thousand Splendid Suns

Author: Khaled Hosseini,Marilyn Herbert

Publisher: Bookclub-In-A-Box

ISBN: 9781897082522

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 89

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This is a terrific resource for students and educators of literary fiction. The newer novels of our time have few supportive interpretations as of yet; the classics have too many. BOOKCLUB-IN-A-BOX is the spot to come for a literary perspective and understanding that is just right. If you have suffered from a lack of discussion topics in the past, use this guide! Sections include: Literary Interpretation; Writing Style and Structure; Themes and Focus Points; Characaterisation; Historical Information; Novel Summary; Author Information; Images, Symbols and Metaphors; Important Quotes. This set includes: The complete BOOKCLUB-IN-A-BOX Guidebook; A Read-Alongside-Guide (RAG) -- a quick reference of fast facts and things to consider while reading the novel which can be copied and distributed to members; A BOOKCLUB-IN-A-BOX sticky notepad to highlight important passages and to record your important thoughts; Bookmarks to keep your place in all those great novels you're going to read.

Alles, was ich bin

Roman

Author: Anna Funder

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104020035

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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Ein Meisterwerk über Mut und Menschlichkeit Das Deutschland der wilden Zwanziger und die politisch zerrissenen Jahre danach: Drei Menschen, drei Schicksale, die Flucht vor der Gestapo nach London, der leidenschaftliche Kampf um Freiheit und Leben: Basierend auf einer wahren Geschichte beleuchtet Anna Funder in ihrem Roman packend und mitreißend eine Liebesgeschichte in Zeiten großen Aufruhrs.

Summary of a Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini: Trivia/Quiz for Fans

Author: Whizbooks

Publisher: Blurb

ISBN: 9781388282189

Category: Reference

Page: 88

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A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini: Trivia/Quiz for Fans Features You'll Discover Inside: - A comprehensive guide to aid in discussion & discovery - 30 multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters, and author - Insightful resource for teachers, groups, or individuals - Keep track of scores with results to determine "fan status" - Share with other book fans and readers for mutual enjoyment Disclaimer: This is an unofficial summary, analysis and trivia book to enhance a reader's experience to books they already love and appreciate. We encourage our readers to purchase the original book first before downloading this companion book for your enjoyment.


Drachenläufer

Roman

Author: Khaled Hosseini

Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 3827070236

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Drachenläufer erzählt vom Schicksal der beiden Jungen Amir und Hassan und ihrer ungücklichen Freundschaft. Eine dramatische Geschichte von Liebe und Verrat, Trennung und Wiedergutmachung vor dem Hintergrund der jüngsten Vergangenheit Afghanistans.

Die Frau des Teehändlers

Roman

Author: Dinah Jefferies

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732513092

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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Eine emotionale Familiengeschichte voller Geheimnisse vor der exotischen Kulisse Sri Lankas Sri Lanka in den 1920er Jahren. Die junge Engländerin Gwen Hooper trifft mit ihrem frisch angetrauten Ehemann Laurence in der familieneigenen Teeplantage ein. Dort bezieht das Paar eine traumhafte Villa, und Gwen fühlt sich wie im Paradies. Doch warum verhält sich ihr eigentlich sehr liebevoller Ehemann bisweilen so seltsam? Und warum macht er ein Geheimnis um seine verstorbene erste Ehefrau? Als Gwen schließlich Zwillinge zur Welt bringt, wird sie mit einer entsetzlichen Wahrheit konfrontiert, die sie zu zerstören droht ... Eine fesselnde Geschichte um die Selbstfindung einer jungen Frau, um Schuld, Verrat und wohlgehütete Geheimnisse Platz 1 der Sunday Times Bestsellerliste