Summary

The Taliban have disappeared from Kabul's streets, but the long shadows of their brutal regime remain.... In his short life, 11-year-old Fawad has known more grief than most: his father and brother have been killed; his sister has been abducted; and Fawad and his mother, Mariya, must rely on the charity of family to eke out a hand-to-mouth existence. But despite their struggles, Fawad's love of life never fades.
Then Mariya finds a position as housekeeper for a charismatic Western woman, Georgie, whom Fawad discovers is caught up in a dangerous love affair with the infamous Afghan warlord Haji Khan.
©2009 Andrea Busfield (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Michelle on 07-09-10

Laugh out load; sad and romantc

After reading the reviews written here, I felt I needed to add how much I enjoyed this book. It is a fantastic story of Fawad,a young boy's world in post Blair/Bushes Afganastan. After I read the story I serched Andrea Busfield Biography and she has indeed lived and worked in Afganastan as journelist so must know a great deal about the country. I don't think I can recomend this this book highly enough. It is pure joy, well read by Mark Medows

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5 out of 5 stars
By Alina on 01-02-14

Bla

What made the experience of listening to Born Under a Million Shadows the most enjoyable?

The storyline, the characters and the way the story was set.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Fawad, main character.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Not really but the book itself is amazingly set, it has inspired me t start reading more, experimenting with various books.
The author has a great storyline which keeps you the edge, wanting more.

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