The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner

By Khaled Hosseini

  • Release Date: 2003-06-02
  • Genre: Literary
4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 2,255 Ratings)

Description

The #1 New York Times bestselling debut novel that introduced Khaled Hosseini to millions of readers the world over.
 
The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father’s servant, caught in the tragic sweep of history, The Kite Runner transports readers to Afghanistan at a tense and crucial moment of change and destruction. A powerful story of friendship, it is also 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.
 
Since its publication in 2003 Kite Runner has become a beloved, one-of-a-kind classic of contemporary literature, touching millions of readers, and launching the career of one of America's most treasured writers.

Reviews

  • Deeply compelling

    5
    By Krlnka
    This is a wonderful book. Beautifully written compelling story. So glad I found it!
  • Top ten!

    5
    By Terikosan
    Beautiful story that brought me to tears more that once. A must read.
  • Wonderful book

    5
    By ayoungmother
    Absolutely loved it.
  • Kite Runner

    5
    By Ctschlot
    Fantastic book
  • 👏👏👏👏👏

    5
    By Swaggergirl2012
    Very sad but a great book.
  • Great book!

    5
    By 123456789vsbengjxkvjshagz
    I'd seen the movie before, but the book was even better than expected.
  • I LOVED IT

    5
    By Cutiepie4242
    Amazing, and I cried so much while reading it
  • The Kite Runner

    5
    By The Mary and Katelyn Show
    Great book!!!
  • Great!

    5
    By Justinallmighty
    Just finished it. It was great! The unbiased description of a foreign culture from the eyes of a child is perfect. The plot is coherent and just perfect. Surely, this novel will stand the test of time.
  • Good read

    4
    By Krbrlee
    Good read, had a few jaw dropping moments. I enjoyed it .

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