Alice and The White Rabbit’s 2020 Literary Quiz
I just love the title "The ********** Of *****".
This is a non-fiction book written by Norwegian journalist Åsne Seierstad, about Shah Muhammad Rais (whose name was changed to Sultan Khan), and his family in Kabul, Afghanistan, published in Norwegian in 2002 and English in 2003. It takes a novelistic approach, focusing on characters and the daily issues that they face.
Who wrote it?
About the picture. Afghan Girl is a 1984 photographic portrait of Sharbat Gula (born c.?1974), taken by photojournalist Steve McCurry. It appeared on the June 1985 cover of National Geographic.
It has been likened to Leonardo da Vinci's painting of the Mona Lisa and has been called "the First World's Third World Mona Lisa".
It has become a symbol of Afghanistan to the west.
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