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The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini. The Guardian's 1000 novels everyone must read

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The Kite Runner is the story of Amir, a Sunni Muslim, who struggles to find his place in the world because of the aftereffects and fallout from a series of traumatic childhood events. An adult Amir opens the novel in the present-day United States with a vague reference to one of these events, and then the novel flashes back to Amir's childhood in Afghanistan.

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“And that's the thing about people who mean everything they say. They think everyone else does too.” ― Khaled Hosseini

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"For you, A thousand times over " .... The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini....If I were to EVER get a tatoo this is what it would look like

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"Over five years on the New York Times bestseller list, and published in 55 different languages. The Kite Runner is a novel about friendship, betrayal, and the price of loyalty. It is about the bonds between fathers and sons, and the power of their lies. Written against a history that has not been told in fiction before, The Kite Runner describes the rich culture and beauty of a land in the process of being destroyed. But with the devastation, Khaled Hosseini also gives us hope: through the…

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

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This is incredibly true... and it all has to do with expecting as much from others as you give. Always disappointing. :(

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"There are a lot of children in Afghanistan, but little childhood."- Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner)

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