The Kite Runner

Written by Khaled Hosseini Berliani M. Nugrahani

Published in

About "The Kite Runner"

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.--khaledhosseini.com


Genres
  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • Contemporary
  • Classics
  • Novels
  • Historical
  • Literature
  • Adult
  • Adult Fiction
  • Drama
awards
  • Borders Original Voices Award for Fiction (2003)
  • Humo's Gouden Bladwijzer (2008)
  • Exclusive Books Boeke Prize (2004)
  • ALA Alex Award (2004)
  • Puddly Award for Fiction (2006)
  • Lincoln Award Nominee (2006)
  • Prix des libraires du Québec for Lauréats hors Québec (2006)
  • LovelyBooks Leserpreis Nominee for Allgemeine Literatur (2009)
ISBN?pages371publisherRiverhead Booksseriessettings
  • Kabul (Afghanistan)
  • Fremon
  • alifornia (United States)
  • Afghanistan
  • Peshawar (Pakistan)
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