eetymaggie wrote:Well I really didn't like the film at all. It was like all the main parts of the book. For me the movie was plain, Have you read A Thousand Splendid Suns?
Yes,I read it a while ago, and enjoyed it.However I felt it wasn't as good as The Kite Runner.I was disappointed by the ending. Both books gave an amazing insight into Afgan history and culture.
As a women it was impossible not to identify with the women in a Thousand Splendid Suns.
As for The Kite Runner,you're right the film did concentrate on the main storyline.It could never portray adequately that horrendous journey to freedom which seemed to be everlasting when I was reading the book.
I usually hate film adaptations of books and really expected the worst but I sat though it remembering parts of the book and enjoyed it.
I should add in my defence that I'm starved of films in English on Reunion Island and this might have influenced my judgement
Yeah films are never better than books. If you liked both of thoose novels you should try out " The Brief And Wonderous Life Of Oscar Wao" by Junot Diaz this book also made me very sad.