I've often found my literary considerations thrown awry by what I've heard being discussed in arty-farty circles.
The ones that go, "Ooh, have you read this book? It's such powerful writing you know. It opens your mind. You'd never imagine someone could write so well. Oh, the twists and turns. It's an emotional extravaganza. I must read it again. The author? Khaled something. I believe it's the same person who sang Didi... "
Today I will go back to a page I thus missed. The Kite Runner.