Kite Runner

£8.99

Winter, 1975: Afghanistan, a country on the verge of an internal coup. 12-year-old Amir is desperate to win the approval of his father, one of the richest merchants in Kabul. He’s failed to do so through academia or brawn but the one area they connect is the annual kite fighting tournament.

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THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER‘Devastating’ Daily Telegraph‘Heartbreaking’ The Times‘Unforgettable’ Isabel Allende’Haunting’ IndependentAfghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him. But neither of the boys can foresee what will happen to Hassan that afternoon, an event that is to 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 Afghanistan under Taliban rule to find the one thing that his new world cannot grant him: redemption.

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Weight 0.262 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.3 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

336

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

813.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K