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Bookseller of Kabul

Bookseller of Kabul

by Asne Seierstad, Ingrid Christophersen

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
ISBN: 9780316159418
Pages: 320
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 8 Mb
Date posting: 2021-05-08


With The Bookseller of Kabul, award-winning journalist Asne Seierstad has given readers a first-hand look at Afghani life as few outsiders have seen it. Invited to live with Sultan Khan, a bookseller in Kabul, and his family for months, this account of her experience allows the Khans to speak for themselves, giving us a genuinely gripping and moving portrait of a family, and of a country of great cultural riches and extreme contradictions.For more than 20 years, Sultan Khan has defied the authorities—whether Communist or Taliban—to supply books to the people of Kabul. He has been arrested, interrogated, and imprisoned, and has watched illiterate Taliban soldiers burn piles of his books in the street. Yet he had