Khaled Hosseini is the Man Who Makes a Difference with His Novels

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“His people have been struggling to triumph over the forces of violence-forces that continue to threaten them even today” (Hower). Khaled Hosseini’s novels have brought many of his readers a different perspective of Afghanistan. Many people after reading Hosseini’s books start to notice this place more and have sympathy feelings rather negative views about it. Usually people believe the media’s information that conveys about Afghanistan as a poverty place but does not specify why they live in this conditions and how those states affect their everyday life. In the two novels The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, the author Khaled Hosseini wrote the political events that happen in Afghanistan and show how those events affected Afghans’ lives in order to show his personal values of political events and humanitarianism. Khaled Hosseini uses his and other Afghan’s personal experience to send out his mission statement to his readers. Hosseini said that his message was to get his readers be a part of “the mission of [his] foundation to reach out and help people who are exactly like the characters in [his] books” (Wrenn). Across the globe, people started to give a helping hand when they start to read Hosseini’s novels. Khaled Hosseini incorporates his personal background into the characters and events in his books. In the two novels that he wrote, the main location was in Kabul Afghanistan which is also the same place where he was born in the year of 1965 ("Biography"). Hosseini said that Kabul, Afghanistan seems to be “sort of a cultural island” to him, “since all the Afghanistan has always been sort of a fractured nation, very tribal, where the countryside and the distant provinces have been run by custom, by tribal law and by... ... middle of paper ... ...Thousand Splendid Suns. New York: Riverhead Books, 2007. Print. Hower, Edward. "'The Kite Runner': A Servant's Son ." THe New York Times. N.p., 3 Aug. 2003. Web. 1 Mar. 2014. "Khaled Hosseini." UNHCR News. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2014. "Biography." Khaled Hosseini. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Jan. 2014. . Hoby, Hermione. "Khaled Hosseini: 'If I could go back now, I'd take The Kite Runner apart'." The Guardian. Guardian News and Media, n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2014. interview>. Wrenn, Jill. "Khaled Hosseini on parenthood and political asylum." CNN. Cable News Network, 24 June 2013. Web. 28 Mar. 2014. mountains-echoed-refugee/>.
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