The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner

by Khaled Hosseini

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 27/09/2012

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Text in Arabic. Afghanistan in the 1970s: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-flying tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him. What happens to Hassan that afternoon will shatter their lives. After the Russians invade and the family is forced to flee to America, Amir realises that one day he must return, to find the one thing that his new world cannot grant him: redemption.
ISBN:
9789992178966
9789992178966
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
27-09-2012
Language:
Arabic
Publisher:
Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press
Country of origin:
Qatar
Pages:
512
Dimensions (mm):
200x130x33mm
Weight:
0.41kg
Khaled Hosseini

Khaled Hosseini is one of the most widely read and beloved authors. His novels The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns and And the Mountains Echoed have sold over 55 million copies all over the world.

Hosseini is a Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the founder of The Khaled Hosseini Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation which provides humanitarian assistance to the people of Afghanistan. He was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, and lives in northern California

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