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The Kite Runner
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Interesting and Enlightening

13 years, 2 months ago at May 28 6:06
The story was well written and interesting. The plot moved along nicely, and the characters were well done. My only complaint might be that the villain was a little overdone. The setting in Afghanistan and the culture was additionally interesting.

"The Kite Runner"

12 years, 5 months ago at Feb 21 19:04
From Amazon.Com, here is part of Gisele Toueg’s description:

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The Kite Runner follows the story of Amir, the privileged son of a wealthy businessman in Kabul, and Hassan, the son of Amir’s father’s servant. As children in the relatively stable Afghanistan of the early 1970s, the boys are inseparable. They spend idyllic days running kites and telling stories o... read more

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9 years, 3 months ago at May 15 8:12
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini is one of the best books I have read in years. This is a page turner with complex characters and situations that will make you think hard about friendship, good and evil, betrayal, and redemption. A sad reality in perspective of burning & war torn country.
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Manufacturer: Riverhead Books
Release date: 4 February 2014
ISBN-10 : 1594480001 | ISBN-13: 9781594480003
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