The back ground of this cover gives a visual of the city of Kabul, Afghanistan. The city of Kabul seems to be covered by a black shadow which foreshadows that Kabul is going to be taken over just like Baba had told Amir. The red letters of the title symbolize the hatred that Amir felt towards his father.
The Walls Around Us is a ghostly story of suspense told in two voices: one still living and one long dead. Heralded as Orange Is the New Black Swan, this is a spine-tingling supernatural tale of guilt and innocence—and what happens when one is mistaken for the other.