A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns

by

Khaled Hosseini

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A Thousand Splendid Suns Symbols

Bamiyan Buddhas

One of Laila’s most treasured memories is the day trip she takes with Tariq and Babi to the Bamiyan Valley, where they look up at the magnificent Buddha statues carved into the cliffs, and climb… (read full symbol analysis)

Saib-e-Tabrizi’s Poem

In fact, the entire seventeenth-century poem is not reprinted in the novel, since Babi can only remember two lines: “One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs, / Or the thousand splendid… (read full symbol analysis)