Bloomsbury's Hosseini indie offer

<p>Bloomsbury will restrict all signed copies of Khaled Hosseini&#39;s A Thousand Splendid Suns (&pound;16.99, 22nd May) to independent booksellers.</p><p>Hosseini will sign 1,500 first-edition copies, each with a yellow extra page confirming it as one of a limited run. &quot;We wanted to give the indies something special and unique to thank them for all their hard work,&quot; said marketing manager Jessica Yarrow.</p><p>The signed editions have the same ISBN as standard copies, and are available at 50% discount through Bloomsbury reps. The move comes as Bloomsbury faces mounting pressure to offer indies special promotional packages on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.</p>