The Bookseller of Kabul Setting & Symbolism

Åsne Seierstad
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Kabul

Kabul is the capital of Afghanistan and the place where Sultan Khan and his family live.

Charhai-e-Sadarat

Charhai-e-Sadaret is a traffic circle in Kabul where a book burning takes place.

Tehran

Tehran is the capital of Iran, where Sultan travels with his uncle when he is in school.

Deh Khudaidad

Deh Khudaidad is a village outside of Kabul where Sultan Khan is born.

Peshawar

Peshwar is a city in Pakistan where some members of Sultan's family live during the civil war in Kabul.

Lahore

Lahore is the city in Pakistan that is a cultural and artistic center.

Mazar-i-Sharif

Mazar-i-Sharif is a place in Afghanistan where many believe the tomb of Ali is. It is three hundred miles from Kabul.

Hindu Kush

Hindu Kush is a mountain range north of Kabul.

Khost

Khost is the area of Afghanistan where Mullah Omar had his support base. It is visited...

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