AFGHANISTAN TRUIMPHS AFTER THE TALIBAN− THE HUMAN SPIRIT PERSEVERES THROUGH THE LENS OF A CHILD SURVIVING THE AFTERMATH OF THE TALIBAN.
This final chapter focuses on Andrea Busfield’s novel Born under a Million Shadows. This novel very much like The Kite Runner is written through the lens of a young boy called Fawad who depicts the life of Afghanastani families who are surviving the aftermath of the Taliban. Andrea Busfield who was a British journalist like Seierstad had been in the fortunate position of travelling to Afghanistan to cover the news of the Taliban and ended up writing Born under a Million Shadows as a result of remaining in the country for a longer period of time. The main character and narrator of Busfield’s novel Fawad is a young boy who