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The Kite Runner Amir Is The Son Of A Wealthy Kabul Merchant, A Member Of The Ruling Caste Of Pashtuns Hassan, His Servant And Constant Companion, Is A Hazara, A Despised And Impoverished Caste Their Uncommon Bond Is Torn By Amir S Choice To Abandon His Friend Amidst The Increasing Ethnic, Religious, And Political Tensions Of The Dying Years Of The Afghan Monarchy, And Apparently Dissolved When Amir And His Father Flee To California To Escape The Soviet Invasion, Leaving Hassan And His Own Gentle Father To A Terrible Fate.But Years Later, An Old Family Friend Calls Amir From Pakistan And Reminds Him There Is A Way To Be Good Again And Amir Journeys Back To A Distant World To Try To Right Past Wrongs Against The Only True Friend He Ever Had Back Cover


About the Author: Khaled Hosseini

Hosseini was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 1965 In 1970 Hosseini and his family moved to Iran where his father worked for the Embassy of Afghanistan in Tehran In 1973 Hosseini s family returned to Kabul, and Hosseini s youngest brother was born in July of that year.In 1976, when Hosseini was 11 years old, Hosseini s father obtained a job in Paris, France, and moved the family there They were unable to return to Afghanistan because of the Saur Revolution in which the PDPA communist party seized power through a bloody coup in April 1978 Instead, a year after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, in 1980 they sought political asylum in the United States and made their residence in San Jose, California.Hosseini graduated from Independence High School in San Jose in 1984 and enrolled at Santa Clara University, where he earned a bachelor s degree in biology in 1988 The following year, he entered the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, where he earned his M.D in 1993 He completed his residency in internal medicine at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles in 1996 He practiced medicine for over ten years, until a year and a half after the release of The Kite Runner.Hosseini is currently a Goodwill Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees UNHCR He has been working to provide humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan through the Khaled Hosseini Foundation The concept for the foundation was inspired by the trip to Afghanistan that Hosseini made in 2007 with UNHCR.He lives in Northern California with his wife, Roya, and their two children Harris and Farah.



10 thoughts on “The Kite Runner

  1. says:

    In 2012, when I was Mathematics teacher at a private high school in Iran, I had an Afghan student in my class Sometimes, I discussed with my students about literature, and I told them of novels and poem I found it very strange that my students had no interest in literature and even sometimes looked with hostility to this discussion Days passed and much time was left to the end


  2. says:

    This is the sort of book White America reads to feel worldly Just like the spate of Native American pop fiction in the late eighties, this is overwhelmingly colonized literature, in that it pretends to reveal some aspect of the other culture, but on closer inspection aside from the occasional tidbit it is a thoroughly western story, firmly ensconced in the western tradition Even those t


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    For you, a thousand times over Children aren t coloring books You don t get to fill them with your favorite colors attention shifted to him like sunflowers turning to the sun But even when he wasn t around, he was When you kill a man, you steal a life You steal a wife s right to a husband, rob his children of a father When you tell a lie, you steal someone s right to the truth When you cheat, yo


  4. says:

    Due to the large number of negative comments I ve received, including death wishes, I ve added the following request Please do not take this review or yourself too seriously when reading it. I became what I am today at the age of twenty nine, on a frigid overcast day in the winter of 2008 What I am about to tell you about what I became is going to be very shocking It is going to manipulate your emotions


  5. says:

    Finished this book about a month ago but it s taken me this long to write a review about it because I have such mixed feelings about it It was a deeply affecting novel, but mostly not in a good way I really wanted to like it, but theI think about what I didn t like about the book, theit bothers me I even downgraded this review from two stars to one from the time I started writing it to the time I finished.Let s s


  6. says:

    The Kite Runner, 2003, Khaled HosseiniThe Kite Runner is the first novel by Afghan American author Khaled Hosseini Published in 2003 by Riverhead Books It tells the story of Amir, a young boy from the Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul, whose closest friend is Hassan The story is set against a backdrop of tumultuous events, from the fall of Afghanistan s monarchy through the Soviet military intervention, the exodus of ref


  7. says:

    This is a wonderful, moving novel set in the Afghanistan of the early 70 s and of today, about a young boy and his friend growing up in Kabul Amir desperately wants his father s approval, but Baba is not quick to give it He is a rich man, brimming with macho vibrancy, while his son is a different sort altogether Amir is fast friends with Hassan, the son of his father s servant They are as close as brothers But, beset by bullies, a


  8. says:

    4.5 stars Oh, my heart This was heartbreaking and beautifully written


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    When you kill a man, you steal a life You steal his wife s right to a husband, rob his children of a father When you tell a lie, you steal someone s right to the truth When you cheat, you steal the right to fairness There is no actwretched than stealing I m going to be honest with you To read this book was a constant struggle, not because I didn t like the writing style, not because it was bad and not because it was boring No, if anything The Kite


  10. says:

    Two little friends, an unspeakable secret, and a quest for redemption Amir and Hassan are two little boys living in the peaceful Afghanistan of 1975, before the russian invasion, and the subsequent civil wars Amir is the spoiled son of a wealthy and prominent merchant Hassan is the cleft lipped son of an inferior caste, and a servant in the house they both live in During their childhood they become fervent competitors in kite fighting tournaments, and unque


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