The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

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Khaled Hosseini was born in March 4th, 1965 in Kabul, Afghanistan and he is an Afghan-American novelist. He debuted in the year 2003 and released his book called “The Kite Runner”. The book opened to widespread critical acclaim and strong commercial success worldwide. And for this kind of novel he received Alex Award, Boeke Prize, ALA Notable Book and a lot of other prestigious awards. He has then authored several other books in his career. There was no turning back for Khaled Hosseini after his first breakthrough because he yet again produced a masterpiece in 2007 with the book “A Thousand Splendid Suns”. The book has been his most decent and productive authorship for which he received plenty of awards and international popularity in the world. His third and final notable work is «And the Mountains Echoed», which has received generally positive reviews from critics and readers. Khaled Hosseini is regarded as the most important American author of this time. He has been praised for his excellent writing skills in writing novels. He is very good in writing women’s issues and rights in Afghanistan.


It’s about a twelve years old Amir who is kind of desperate to gain the permission of his father and willpower to win the kite-fighting tournament in Afghanistan just to show his the kite runner. We also get to know his devoted friend Hassan who is loyal and tries to help him to win the tournament. Hassan is a hazara boy and he holds a good place in Amir father's heart. No one could imagine what would happen to Hassan after the tournament, which was to split their lives. Amir at age of 18 and his father are being forced to vanish to USA during Russia invasion. Later on, Amir realizes one day he has to retu...

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