The Kite Runner
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The #1 New York Times bestselling debut novel that introduced Khaled Hosseini to millions of readers the world over.
The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, caught in the tragic sweep of history, The Kite Runner transports readers to Afghanistan at a tense and crucial moment of change and destruction. A powerful story of friendship, it is also about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption; and an exploration of the power of fathers over sons—their love, their sacrifices, their lies.
Since its publication in 2003 Kite Runner has become a beloved, one-of-a-kind classic of contemporary literature, touching millions of readers, and launching the career of one of America's most treasured writers.
From Publishers Weekly
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This is one of the best books I have ever read, it's captivating the whole way through.
Great book! A bit predictable at certain points, but very well written. One of my top 10!
Well written, but not for all!
Very gripping, realistic characters and plot. However, this book was disturbing! It was painful at some places because there was no happiness. The rape of a child just somehow took it too far for me. I read it in the papers, not inclined to read it in fiction. That being said it was a moving piece of literature and I would recommend to those with a strong heart and interest in other cultures. Not a kids book, but an eye-opening read for older more mature audiences. -B