, Amir, grows up in Afghanistan in the closing years of the monarchy and the first years of the short-lived republic. His best and most faithful friend, Hassan, is the son of a servant. Amir feels he betrays Hassan by not coming to his aid when Hassan is set on by bullies and furthermore forces Hassan and his father Ali to leave his father´s service.

The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini A wonderful book that immerses you in an unfamiliar time and place, what a novel should be.

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The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini. Story of a boy Amir, from Afghanistan who needs to find his way in the world as he realizes that his own belief system is not that of his dominant culture. Set in Afghanistan and the United States.

This book taught me a lot about the culture and some political history of Afghanistan. Well written and heart breaking.

The Kite Runner: by Khaled Hosseini

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. It is intense and contains some graphic scenes; however, it is not gratuitous. A great book by many measures.

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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. I think this was one of the first novels I'd read about Afghanistan. I've never thought of kites in quite the same way since.

A Thousand Splendid Suns - I recommend this book to everyone who is looking for an awesome book to read.

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A Thousand Splendid Suns: Khaled Hosseini - Probably the best book I've read in a decade. I couldn't do The Kite Runner. I knew what it was about and just couldn't read it. This book was amazing.

I think this quote from the Kite Runner was SO important because it shows how much remorse and regret Amir has over this one incident. It impacted his life so largely. It was something he would never forget. The way the word almost sticks out is so important because he was so close to doing the right thing

This quote from the Kite Runner is important because it shows how much remorse and regret Amir has over this mistake. This impacted his life so much.

One of the best books I have read. I have not read many - but this one is staggering. So many heart-pinching moments...a fast-paced story. Loved it! Read the review here - http://howwasthatbook.wordpress.com/2012/06/06/the-kite-runner/

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"A man's heart is a wretched, wretched thing. It isn't like a mother's womb. It won't bleed. It won't stretch to make room for you." - A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini

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"The Kite Runner" - After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Khaled Hosseini - The Kite Runner.  This book will tug at your heart strings.  It's a shattering story of betrayal and redemption set in war-torn Afghanistan.  I highly recommend this book.

The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner, Set in Kabul and beginning just prior to the Russian invasion, The Kite Runner tells a heartbreaking story about the relationship between two boyhood friends who are as close as brothers, but just happen to be master and servant.

THE KITE RUNNER (novel) _____________________________ Look at the use of color. Very Dynamic

This picture depicts the scene of the kite battle in Kabul. Amir won the battle and Hassan raced to go get the fallen kite shortly after.

This is a powerful quote from the kite runner. This accurately portrays the whole story in just a few words. What happens in a few days sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime. What happened to Hassan that day at the kite festival changed his whole life along with Amir's

The Kite Runner -- Taught me to actually physically emotionally and mentally live everyday.

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The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini

The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner, a beautifully crafted novel.