A Thousand Splendid Suns is a riveting novel telling the story of two suffering women as their lives converge in a devastating way. The novel puts into perspective violence, fear, hope and faith in human terms.
To what extent is Nana complicit in Mariam's fate?
Is Mariam an admirable character or a weak character?
Is Rasheed to be held fully liable for all his actions, or should he be pitied for his past?
How can you define the true nature of an abused individual?
How do tragic events reveal and clarify character?
Is Laila's courage a result of her fortunate upbringing?