The Bookseller of Kabul

  • by Asne Seierstad
  • Narrated by Emilia Fox
  • 6 hrs and 54 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

For more than 20 years Sultan Khan defied the authorities to supply books to the people of Kabul. He was arrested, interrogated, and imprisoned, and watched illiterate soldiers burn piles of his books in the street. In spring 2002, award-winning journalist Asne Seierstad spent four months living with the bookseller and his family. As she steps back from the page and lets the Khans tell their stories, we learn of proposals and marriages, hope and fear, crime and punishment. The result is a unique portrait of a family and a country.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-10-2006
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK