By Atiq Rahimi
Kabul, past due nineties. Rassoel returns to his place of origin. His father, a confident communist, despatched him to St. Petersburg, yet Rassoel grew extra love for Dostoevsky than for the ideology of communism. because the Russian occupying forces left Afghanistan, a bloody civil conflict is raging there and Rassoel observes Kabul perish in cruelty and corruption. He makes a decision he'll now not realize and do not anything, yet to deliver justice again instead...
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