The Kite Runner

By Khaled Hosseini

Set in the early 1970’s in Kabul. This is the heart-breaking story of an unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy, and the son of his father’s servant. A beautifully written and tear-jerking book set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed.
~ Her Majesty, The Queen Consort
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Publish Date: 2003

Amir is a young boy who likes running kites with Hassan, the son of his father’s servant. But neither of the boys can foresee what is soon to happen, an event that will change their lives forever. Told against the devastating backdrop of the recent history of Afghanistan, The Kite Runner is a tale of family, love, friendship and the healing power of redemption.

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