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Three by Atiq Rahimi Three Short Novels Including Prix Goncourt Winning The Patience Stone That Convey Years Of Afghan History, Heartache, And Hope Never Before In Paperback Atiq Rahimi S Reputation For Writing War Stories Of Immense Drama And Intimacy Began With His First Novel, Earth And Ashes, About Fathers And Sons And The Terrible Strain Inflicted On Families, When An Afghan Village Is Destroyed By The Russian ArmyA Thousand Rooms Of Dream And Fear Takes Place In 1979, During A Period Of Social And Political Upheaval In Kabul On The Way Home From A Night Of Drinking, A University Student Named Farhad Is Arrested And Brutally Beaten A Few Hours Later, Broken And Confused, He Slowly Regains Consciousness, Only To Find Himself In The Care Of A Beautiful Woman Who Has Dragged Him Into Her Home To Protect Him Winner Of The Prix Goncourt, The Patience Stone Is The Tale Of A Woman Caring For Her Brain Damaged Husband, Who Was Shot In The Neck During A Petty Conflict After Years Of Living In A Society Of Islamic Fundamentalism, She Finds Herself Strangely Liberated By Her Husband S Condition She Tells Him Her Innermost Thoughts And Secrets, Many Of Them Dark And Deeply Repressed, Never Knowing Whether He S Able To Hear Her Or Not.


About the Author: Atiq Rahimi

Atiq Rahimi est un romancier et r alisateur de double nationalit fran aise et afghane, r fugi de la guerre d Afghanistan.Atiq Rahimi is a writer and director of French and Afghan multiple citizenship, refugee from the war in Afghanistan.



10 thoughts on “Three by Atiq Rahimi

  1. says:

    These were difficult stories to process In Earth and Ashes, a grandfather struggles with the decision to tell his son about the slaughter of their family members In A Thousand Rooms of Dream and Fear, a man whose targeting by the Communist government seems to be disproportional to his crime of being ou


  2. says:

    Praise for these three novellas by Afghan author Atiq Tahimi.Earth and Ashes,A thousand rooms of dream and fear and The patience stone The patience stone is my favorite I hasten to say that each novella was superbly written with well developed characters and themes ce...


  3. says:

    While I found it hard to relate to some of the characters, particularly the young man in the middle story, I greatly appreciated the themes tackled in these short stories and the way in which Rahimi plays around with style and voice...


  4. says:

    Earth and AshesHonestly, I was halfway through this story before I realized what was going on I think most of that was because of my unfamiliarity with the style I was also thrown by the way people used brother and father to refer to each other However, I felt like the set up for the conflict was way later than it should have be


  5. says:

    The violence of war is ever present but the violence against women, physically, culturally and psychologically makes for a distressing read, leaving little hope for change in Afghanistan.


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