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Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
Kite Runner
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Twelve year old Amir is desperate to win the approval of his father Baba, one of the richest and most respected merchants in Kabul. He has failed to do so through academia or brawn, but the one area where they connect is the annual kite fighting tournament. This is a story of love, loyalty,... show more
Twelve year old Amir is desperate to win the approval of his father Baba, one of the richest and most respected merchants in Kabul. He has failed to do so through academia or brawn, but the one area where they connect is the annual kite fighting tournament. This is a story of love, loyalty, secrets and vengeance, and of a country and a boy.
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Format: Taschenbuch
ISBN: 9780747598893 (0747598894)
ASIN: 747598894
Pages no: 324
Edition language: English
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Calyre
Calyre rated it
- Lorsqu'on tue un homme, on vole une vie. On vole le droit de sa femme à un mari, on prive ses enfants de leur père. Lorsqu'on raconte un mensonge, on dépossède quelqu'un de son droit à la vérité. Lorsqu'on triche, on dérobe le droit d'un autre à l'équité. Tu comprends?"C'est dur à admettre, avait-...
My Journey to Become Pretentiously Literate
My Journey to Become Pretentiously Literate rated it
2.0 The Kite Runner
DNF at 61% (Chapter 19)I tried to like this book. I really did. In fact, throughout the first quarter of the book, I truly *did* enjoy it. Hosseini's not a bad writer, and his prose flourishes when describing the vibrance and culture of prewar Kabul. He captures childhood nostalgia so perfectly, and...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
2.0 Review: The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner is simply the most American foreign novel I've ever read. For those who aren't clear on this, that's not a good thing. We'll come back to this...As a story, The Kite Runner starts a bit slow. I wasn't engaged as a reader until eighty to a hundred pages in. There was just considerable...
LindaLeest
LindaLeest rated it
4.0 De vliegeraar
Ik heb de film jaren geleden gezien, en ik heb een graphic novel van dit boek, maar het volledige verhaal heb ik nog nooit gelezen. Tot nu toe.[a:Khaled Hosseini|569|Khaled Hosseini|https://images.gr-assets.com/authors/1359753468p2/569.jpg] kan zo goed de omgeving, de sfeer, en de emoties in een boe...
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5.0 The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
So, what do you do when the guilt over something that happened in your childhood eats you up and prevents you from really living your life? You'll unconsciously look for a chance to redeem yourself. "A man who has no conscience, no goodness, does not suffer." Amir and Hassan practically grow u...
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