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The New York Times bestseller and international classic loved by millions of readers.

The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the possibility of redemption; and an exploration of the power of fathers over sons—their love, their sacrifices, their lies.

A sweeping story of family, love, and friendship told against the devastating backdrop of the history of Afghanistan over the last thirty years, The Kite Runner is an unusual and powerful novel that has become a beloved, one-of-a-kind classic.
 

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    This was an amazing book which documents the history of Afghanistan, it captures the friendship of two boys from two different worlds. The author was able to transport you to various era in the history of Afghanistan and showing you the changes. It was a moving story that I found myself crying at certain parts of the book. I am glad I read the book first before watching the movie. Khaled Hosseini is an amazing author.

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    Excellent!

    Really good read, recommended!

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    An amazing book. My teenage son read it for school and liked it so much he brought it home for me.

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    Couldn't put it down

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    Brilliant story. Helps you to realise what life is like for women in Afghanistan.

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