IJSRP, Volume 10, Issue 2, February 2020 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Abdul Wali Yawari
“For far too long, Afghan women have been faceless and voiceless. Until now, with The Patience Stone, Atiq Rahimi, an Afghan author gives face and voice to one unforgettable woman.”(Khalid Husaini) The long lasting devastation, pain and sorrows that changed Afghanistan into a mountain of ashes, made Afghan women suffer this extreme pain and hardships without speaking a word in an absolutely male dominated society. In this novel, the woman who has absorbed the plights of a country explodes and gives all her pain to a man to suffer like her.