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    Today I got 'A Thousand Splendid Suns' and 'The Kite Runner' by Khaled Hosseini and 'Never Let Me Go' by Kazuo Ishiguro. Which one should I read first? I can't decide at all!
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    I'd say start with Kite Runner - then go on with Thousand Splendid Suns and then Never Let Me Go...
    These are great books, my favourite is A Thousand Splendid Suns, though. I like Hosseini's style.
    Prepare for an emotional-rollercoaster - they are very well written. Good choice.
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    Okay! Heard good things about all three of them. Any other books you'd recommend? Got a fair amount of money left from my birthday and you can never have too many books!
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    (Original post by Lindchen)
    I'd say start with Kite Runner - then go on with Thousand Splendid Suns and then Never Let Me Go...
    These are great books, my favourite is A Thousand Splendid Suns, though. I like Hosseini's style.
    Prepare for an emotional-rollercoaster - they are very well written. Good choice.
    I love Hosseini, and the culture he brings with him. To me, it seems quite a controversial culture in the UK, and he writes about it with a) passion, and b) knowledge, and it makes it really readable. The stories he tells are brilliant too, as well as his style. I forgot that I'd read A Thousand Splendid Suns, I might re-read it over Easter.
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    (Original post by youjustburnkid)
    Okay! Heard good things about all three of them. Any other books you'd recommend? Got a fair amount of money left from my birthday and you can never have too many books!
    Well, it depends on what kind of books you like and normally read. What's your favourite genre, author, book?
    I quite like John Green, who writes YA-fiction, so that's not something for everyone...
    I also loved 'The Book Thief' by Markus Zusak, which I would definitely recommend!
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    The Kite Runner then A Thousand Splendid Suns and then Never Let Me Go last.

    Never Let Me Go is a bit hit or miss though; you might like it, you might not, so don't pay too much attention to reviews. I personally thought the style of writing was quite hard to get into (it's not beautifully written imo, although I'm sure many will disagree) and I felt that while Ishiguro had a good idea in mind, it was poorly executed. I don't know, you might be able to see past these things (I can't ) and enjoy it - just a bit of an alternative view on it
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    Went with what everyone has said and started with The Kite Runner! Fifty pages in and it's already brilliant
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    I'd even dare to say you will love 'A Thousand Splendid Suns', then
 
 
 
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