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The Kite Runner (English, Paperback, Hosseini Khaled)

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The Kite Runner  (English, Paperback, Hosseini Khaled)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (IN)
    • Genre: Fiction
    • ISBN: 9781408850251, 1408850257
    • Pages: 352
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    The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini is your best bet in case you’re looking for the perfect emotional release. It tells you the story of Amir, a young boy from Kabul, and his close friend Hassan. Set against the backdrop of tumultuous events, this novel is sure you make you feel emotions that you never knew existed.

    About the Novel

    From the fall of Afghanistan’s monarchy through the Soviet military intervention, the exodus of refugees to Pakistan and the United States, and the rise of the Taliban regime, The Kite Runner will stun you with its simplicity and authenticity of the characters. Khaled Hosseini weaves the characters in this novel with such magical writing that you’ll feel as if Amir and Hassan were people that you knew a long time ago. A story of family, friendship, tragedy, and even sexual assault, The Kite Runner is the kind of novel that’s very difficult to put down.

    About the Author

    Before turning into a full-time writer, Afghan-born American novelist Khaled Hosseini was a physician. It was Hosseini’s debut book The Kite Runner, which was set in Afghanistan and featured an Afghan as the protagonist, that brought him fame and urged him to retire from medicine to pursue writing. Apart from The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini has written three other books - A Thousand Splendid Suns (2007), And the Mountains Echoed (2013) and Sea Prayer (2018). Currently, he lives with his wife and two children in Northern California.

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    • Bloomsbury Paperbacks
    Dimensions
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    • 198 mm
    Length
    • 129 mm
    Weight
    • 1000 gr
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    Beautiful.

    Plot:The story revolves around two children in afghanistan,who are half brothers and are unaware of that fact.Their father is a rich man in afghanistan but post soviet invasion moves out to USA.Here the story continues ,however one of the child is left behind by his father to take care of house with the help of a servant.However things turn tragic and an incident in childhood haunts the main lead throughout his life.He tries to redeem himself by doing something unselfish for his half-brother....
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    Samir Bodkhe

    Dec, 2012

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    Wonderful

    I bought this along with A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS.I am really impressed by this author and would suggest this book to all. It will surely have an impact on your mind. This book came in a good sealed packaging and the font size is really good, however I am not satisfied with the quality of pages. It is really thin. But the binding is good though.
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    Debasmita Roy

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    Apr, 2019

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    Very Good

    Great written by the author the story make you thrill as well emotional, I got it in 99 bucks. A Must readed story of all time. book as per material good pages or paking and delivery all are good.
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    Shubh

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    The Kite Runner Review

    This is a purchase I'll always treasure. It's a precious gift from a writer to his readers.

    This book has stains of every emotion known to human race. There is a loud cry of hungry love that will haunt you throughout.

    Baba comes alive when he tells Amir that the greatest and only sin is Theft. Alcohol is just about fine.

    Hasan is an extraordinary and angelic imagination of a brilliant writer.

    Amir jan. He is both black and white. You can argue & fight with him, relate to him,play with...
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    Pragya Joshi

    Mar, 2012

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    Unforgettable plot, novel leaves readers speechless...

    Khaled Hosseini's writing style has the right quality and quantity of adhesive to hold the readers in the course of the novel...
    The way he describes the characters and weaves the plot is extraordinary.
    The best part about the writing style is that he doesn't describe an event directly but forces the readers to deduce it. The comparisons he give and the way he relates one part of the novel with the earlier and later parts is exceptional....
    A must read and is worth the purchase.....
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    Sandipan Sen

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    Dec, 2011

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    Must buy!

    Super fast Delivery .The book reched almost the next day i ordered. Also the condition is excellent. I also got a bookmark free. Too cool. Thank you Flipkart..
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    Rita Shah

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    Oct, 2018

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    Worth a read!!

    The story is about two young boys named Amir and Hassan with Amir being the narrator.It depicts the hatred,betrayal and finally the redemption of Amir to his soulmate.The book ends by giving a positive and an everlasting impression on its readers.

    Regarding the quality of the book,its a first copy book that is being sent by the seller.
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    Arpita

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    Superb book to understand Afghans

    This book is a masterpiece and helps the readers to understand the psychology of Afghan people. I don't think this book can be written in any other better way. In fact this book is a mirror to humanity and looks like an autobiography of Khalid
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    Abhishek Pare

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    Best of its kind

    Quite intense and heart-rending. It's so powerful that it can even make you feel like you are right there in the places described within the book. It's a must read. In the end, it will leave you with a feeling that will linger in your heart.

    Hosseini is a gem.
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    Ananya Dutta

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    One of the Best I have ever read

    too good...loved his writing style,the portrayal of humanity in lucid,sincere yet heartfelt manner and the tale is so moving,so touching that i laughed with them,cried for them and often wished i had a friend like Hassan.
    If you are looking for a novel that you will cherish,remember and adore,whose characters will make a place in your heart and by the end of it,you will be smiling & weeping and the same time-do go on & buy this book.You won't regret it.
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    PRAKASH YADAV

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    Questions and Answers
    Q:Have I get 3 books together
    A:You can get the 3 books together if you order the complete box set of Khaled Hosseini.
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    Q:is this a series.??
    A:No
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    Q:Is there some change in the 10th anniversary edition ?Or is it same as the old edition.
    A:Except the cover and the quality of the pages, nothing's changed
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    Q:Is it easy language or not?
    A:very easy language
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    Q:Is the language used is difficult to understand.Is it favourable for a 12 year boy
    A:Yes! Only some words are there which is little difficult...
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    Q:Is the quality of printing, binding and pages good ?
    A:Yes. The quality of the pages and printing was good. The binding was intact. Overall the product meets the expectation.
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    Q:how many pages?
    A:The book has 343 pages but it still doesn't seem enough because you'll want to keep reading it on. It's that good 👍🏻
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    Q:will i get a bookmark?
    A:I got one. So I guess you will get one too.
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    Q:is it abridged ?
    A:No
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    Q:can a 13 year old read it?
    A:YES
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