The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns ebooks Free download via iBookstore this weekend
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The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns ebooks Free download via iBookstore this weekend

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Found 17th May 2013
In celebration of Khaled Hosseini's new novel, And The Mountains Echoed, out on May 21, The Telegraph are offering readers the chance to download Khaled Hosseini's bestselling titles this weekend.

iBookstore direct links:

The Kite Runner:
itunes.apple.com/gb/…=11

A Thousand Splendid Suns:
itunes.apple.com/gb/…=11
- bondingfortoday

On Saturday May 18, download The Kite Runner
The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully-crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed.
It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption; and an exploration of the power of fathers over sons - their love, their sacrifices, their lies.
A sweeping story of family, love, and friendship told against the devastating backdrop of the history of Afghanistan over the last thirty years, The Kite Runner is an unusual and powerful novel that has become a beloved, one-of-a-kind classic.

On Sunday, May 19, download A Thousand Splendid Suns
Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, faith, and the salvation to be found in love.
Born a generation apart and with very different ideas about love and family, Mariam and Laila are two women brought jarringly together by war, by loss and by fate.
As they endure the ever-escalating dangers around them - in their home as well as in the streets of Kabul - they come to form a bond that makes them both sisters and mother-daughter to each other, and that will ultimately alter the course not just of their own lives but of the next generation.
With heart-wrenching power and suspense, Hosseini shows how a woman's love for her family can move her to shocking and heroic acts of self-sacrifice, and that in the end it is love, or even the memory of love, that is often the key to survival.
How to claim
Purchase The Telegraph on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, 2013 for full details on how to claim your free downloads.

26 Comments

Purchase The Telegraph on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, 2013 for full details on how to claim your free downloads


...... and get them posted

Original Poster

elsur

Purchase The Telegraph on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, 2013 for … Purchase The Telegraph on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, 2013 for full details on how to claim your free downloads...... and get them posted



They will be ... don't worry

Excellent reads, definitely worth checking out.

The Kite Runner:
https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/the-kite-runner/id530356562?mt=11

A Thousand Splendid Suns:
itunes.apple.com/gb/…=11

Great books, read them both but hot for new readers.

Great thanks downloaded both ,hot

Original Poster

bondingfortoday

The Kite Runner: … The Kite Runner: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/the-kite-runner/id530356562?mt=11A Thousand Splendid Suns: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/a-thousand-splendid-suns/id530354828?mt=11



Cheers ... links added to main body of post ...

Original Poster

elsur

Purchase The Telegraph on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, 2013 for … Purchase The Telegraph on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, 2013 for full details on how to claim your free downloads...... and get them posted



Links posted

Downloaded, cheers!

Thanks bondingfortoday for posting the deals links just wish i could vote hot for you

gerrymig

Cheers ... links added to main body of post ...



You're welcome.

thank you

Downloaded them both for free with no help from the Telegraph!
Heat.

I went to the links, but they are showing with a price. How do you get them for free?

Original Poster

kirstenb

I went to the links, but they are showing with a price. How do you get … I went to the links, but they are showing with a price. How do you get them for free?



They still show up as free for me ... open iTunes and go to books and search for kiterunner and see what it says ..hopefully it will show up as free

gerrymig

They still show up as free for me ... open iTunes and go to books and … They still show up as free for me ... open iTunes and go to books and search for kiterunner and see what it says ..hopefully it will show up as free



Nah, still not working for me. Maybe it's because I've got New Zealand version of iTunes installed on my iPad?

Thanks anyway

Original Poster

kirstenb

Nah, still not working for me. Maybe it's because I've got New Zealand … Nah, still not working for me. Maybe it's because I've got New Zealand version of iTunes installed on my iPad?Thanks anyway



I think that's the reason ... why have you got the New Zealand version? Couldn't you install uk one?

gerrymig

I think that's the reason ... why have you got the New Zealand version? … I think that's the reason ... why have you got the New Zealand version? Couldn't you install uk one?



Well, because I'm from NZ and bought my iPad there. Could probably switch to the UK version, but don't think I'll bother just for this.

Thanks gerrymig, have managed to get both

I ve missed deal yesterday but managed to get splendid suns thanks very much

Splendid, downloaded but gutted to miss yesterday's offer- now £7.99! Great books.

Original Poster

Computertec

Downloaded, cheers!


pleasure

Original Poster

Dillydolly

Thanks gerrymig, have managed to get both



pleasure .. hope you enjoy them

how do you convert to put on a Nook???

thanks

maggieaggie

I ve missed deal yesterday but managed to get splendid suns thanks very … I ve missed deal yesterday but managed to get splendid suns thanks very much



same. thanks OP and everyone here.
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