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Author Seierstad, Åsne, 1970-

Title The bookseller of Kabul / Åsne Seierstad ; translated by Ingrid Christophersen
Published Boston : Little, Brown, 2003


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  958.1 Sei/Bok  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 287 pages ; 19 cm
Contents The Proposal -- Burning Books -- Crime and Punishment -- Suicide and Song -- The Business Trip -- Do You Want to Make Me Sad? -- No Admission to Heaven -- Billowing, Fluttering, Winding -- A Third-Rate Wedding -- The Matriarch -- Temptations -- The Call from Ali -- The Smell of Dust -- An Attempt -- Can God Die? -- The Dreary Room -- The Carpenter -- My Mother Osama -- A Broken Heart
Summary Capturing the harsh realities of life in modern-day Afghanistan and the plight of Afghan women, the Norwegian journalist provides a portrait of a committed Muslim man, a bookseller, and his family living in post-Taliban Kabul, Afghanistan. Reading Group Guide included
Notes Translated from the Norwegian
Subject Seierstad, Åsne, 1970- -- Travel -- Afghanistan -- Kabol (Afghanistan)
Seierstad, Åsne, 1970- -- Travel -- Afghanistan -- Kabul.
Seierstad, Åsne, 1970- -- Travel -- Afghanistan -- Kābol
Khan family.
Booksellers and bookselling -- Afghanistan -- Kabul.
Booksellers and bookselling -- Afghanistan -- Kābol
Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Biography.
Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Biography
Author Christophersen, Ingrid.
LC no. 2003054643
ISBN 0316734500
Other Titles Bokhandleren i Kabul. English