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The Kite Runner (Paperback)
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The Kite Runner (Paperback)

Paperback Published: 27/10/2007
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A story of fathers and sons, friendship and betrayal, and the casualties of fate 1970s Afghanistan: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him. But neither of the boys can foresee what will happen to Hassan that afternoon, an event that is to shatter their lives. After the Russians invade and the family is forced to flee to America, Amir realises that one day he must return to an Afghanistan under Taliban rule to find the one thing that his new world cannot grant him: redemption.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780747594888

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“Really good”

This book is like one I have never read before...it totally captures the feelings of the characters in a way that we can relate to. I would recommend this to everyone.

Paperback edition
20th October 2009
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“The Kite Runner”

Hassan is Amir's dearest friend and is the son of Amir's father's servant who belongs the minority Hazara community in Afganistan. Amir and Hassan's close friendship is put under strain by an... More

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13th April 2008
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“The Kite Runner”

I recently picked this book as recommended from Waterstone's staff, and this book is excellent, I truly enjoy reading it, and it's a book that I don't want to end the book itself revolves around Amir, a... More

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17th February 2008
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