“I think all the grand themes of life, of being human, can be found within family stories — love, grief, conflict, duty, sacrifice,” he said. “And yet, they play out differently from family to family, as each has its own unique makeup, dynamics, and volatile antagonisms, grounded as they may be in affection.”
Hosseini, the No. 1 New York Times best-selling author of “The Kite Runner” and “A Thousand Splendid Suns,” will be making his appearance at Chapel Hill High School’s Hanes Theater on Tuesday in celebration of the paperback launch of his latest novel, “And the Mountains Echoed.”
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Time: doors open at 6 p.m., reading starts at 6:30 p.m.Tuesday
Location: Hanes Theater, Chapel Hill High School
Hosseini said there was no single moment of inspiration for this novel — he had been subconsciously thinking of the idea for a while before he started writing.
It was after a trip to Afghanistan in 2007 where Hosseini discovered the purpose of his newest novel.