A thousand splendid suns
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My life has been quite complicated; my dad doesn´t really care about me, my mom passed away and i had to marry a shoemaker.
My name is Mariam, i'am 15.
I'm Nana's and Jalil's daughter, their harami.
Even if i'm sad or mad, i'm trying to survive to all situatuion.
My name is Nana, Mariam's mother.
Nana commits suicide when Mariam goes looking for Jalil.
lived as Jalil's maid until she became pregnant with Mariam (Jalil's daughter)
I'm Jalil, Mariam's father.
I live in Herat, I have three wives and nine legitimate children
I´m Mariam´s father, I always visited her on Thursdays at the Kolba. And tell her histories.
I'm a very patient man who listens to all the stories, ideas and thoughts of Mariam.
I have a son named Hamza who is a few years older than Mariam.
I'm Mullah Faizullah, Mariam's tutor.
I visit Mariam once or twice a week from Gul Daman to teach the five daily Namaz prayers and instruction in reciting the Koran.
I'm an old man with a toothless smile and a white beard.
I owned a cinema, land in Karokh, land in Farah, three carpet stores, a clothing shop, and a black 1956 Buick Roadmaster.
I'm Rasheed, Mariam's husband and a friend of business acquaintance.
I´m a shoemarker, I have my own shop, and I am one of the most soughtafter shoemarkets in Kabul
I'm a good friend of Mariam
Rasheed's second wife.
My best friend is Tariq, (also is the love of my life)