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Afghanistan

Description: Notes for the theme read "Between Giants" of the "Reading Globally" group.

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spiphany (1): Afghan-American writer.

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4,735 members, 144 reviews
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spiphany (2): Norwegian journalist's account of living in Kabul.

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1,111 members, 65 reviews
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spiphany (3): Algerian/French writer. Novel is set in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.

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704 members, 62 reviews
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spiphany (8): American novelist of Afghan heritage.

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445 members, 36 reviews
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spiphany (4): Afghan writer who fled to France in the 1980s.

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412 members, 18 reviews
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spiphany (7): British-Pakistani writer; novel is set in Afghanistan.

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336 members, 41 reviews
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spiphany (5): Pakistani author who worked at the embassy in Kabul. Book is set in the border region between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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304 members, 5 reviews
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spiphany (6): British journalist of Afghan heritage; worked as a reporter in Peshawar during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.

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144 members, 10 reviews
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139 members, 11 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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spiphany (9): Indian writer's interpretation of Antigone, set in Afghanistan under US occupation.

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52 members, 4 reviews
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spiphany (10): Collaboration between an Afghan refugee and and Australian writer. The stories in the volume draw on oral narratives.

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31 members, 1 review
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spiphany (13): Historical novel about the German expedition to Afghanistan during WWI.

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3 members, 1 review
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spiphany (14): Afghan writer who came to Germany in his 20s and writes in German

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24,306 members, 782 reviews
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1,994 members, 67 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)
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981 members, 9 reviews
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541 members, 6 reviews
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264 members, 21 reviews
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215 members, 29 reviews
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210 members, 16 reviews
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196 members, 11 reviews
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152 members, 5 reviews
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121 members, 11 reviews
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74 members, 3 reviews
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67 members, 3 reviews
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21 members, 2 reviews
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7 members, 0 reviews
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Started by: spiphany (December 2017)

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