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The Kite Runner - Community Reviews back

by Khaled Hosseini
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Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it 6 months ago
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...
nicky2910's book reviews
nicky2910's book reviews rated it 2 years ago
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...
Fiction Fantastic
Fiction Fantastic rated it 2 years ago
This book left me emotionally drained. I just can't even deal with it right now. I mean, it was amazing, but I need to take a break before talking about it...
Burfobookalicious
Burfobookalicious rated it 2 years ago
Any contemporary story set (even partly) in Afghanistan runs the risk of appearing bleak, at least to western eyes. However, in spite of a sobering glimpse of life under the talaiban, it is Hosseini's examination of a series of overlapping relationships, which reveals the frailty of man and the atte...
Lornographic Material
Lornographic Material rated it 2 years ago
The problem with tragedy porn like The Kite Runner is that, at some point, it all becomes a little too much. We get it. Amir had/has a fucked up life wherein nothing goes right. The reader holds out hope that something good must be just around the corner because, surely, life cannot get any worse fo...
SMHridoy
SMHridoy rated it 2 years ago
“For you, a thousand times over”Splendid,absolutely mind blowing,breathtaking,heart cracking and one of the most beautiful book i have ever read in my entire life.Though this is my first novel of Khaled Hosseini and i have not even heard his name before this book but enjoyed this books very much.Thi...
MyBookyLife
MyBookyLife rated it 2 years ago
I have to say this was just an amazing book! It was heartbreaking and wonderful. I don't think any book has made me use as many tissues as I did. The book begins with two boys, Hassan, and Amir, who are the closest friends ever. Hassan a 'Haraza' is his servant Yet, they are as close as brothers. A...
The Symmetrical Bookworm
The Symmetrical Bookworm rated it 2 years ago
Read for 10th grade English UPDATE: I wrote an essay about this book, I'd really appreciate it if you could check it out. Here's the link: https://www.goodreads.com/story/show/412554-the-role-of-women-in-the-kite-runner _______________________ Content warnings for this book: Sexual assault/rape ...
chaizeokelley
chaizeokelley rated it 3 years ago
Loved this story!
Something to Ponder
Something to Ponder rated it 3 years ago
The book was slow. The last few chapters were good, but the beginning and middle could have been.cut back to keep my interest. The morals and the history were the best o arts of the book.
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