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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

Author Khaled Hosseini

Pages 352

Publisher A&C Black

Published Date 2009-02-24

ISBN 1408803720 9781408803721

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Google 4.0

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anna_wieland shared a tip "This is amazing story and the movie is on point as well. such a good read!"

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golene shared a tip "This book broke me in so many ways. The ending had me sobbing."

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emgonz0 shared a tip "7/10, so much pain and sadness. Not the happiest ending but expected because of the TRAUMA"

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alexia_coleman shared a tip "4/5⭐️ Amazingly tragic story, great ending!!"

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sarah_albertson_1764 shared a tip "This book broke me, and educated me. Powerful and beautiful. Couldn't put it down."

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tristine_fleming_2860 shared a tip "A brilliantly written story that's difficult to even conceive. Such a brave novel about the realities of life under the Taliban."

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amy_corkill shared a tip "I totally agree everyone should read this beautiful book!"

inez_alvarez shared a tip "Beautiful story, made me cry, a lot of sadness but happy ending"

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kanieceshia_ward shared a tip "This book broke my soul! Ripped my heart right out of my chest but I loved how everything comes full circle in life"

frances_boyajan shared a tip "Have you read A Thousand Splendid Suns by the same author?"

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melissa_cottone shared a tip "This book made me love reading again. I recommend it to anyone and everyone!!"

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georgette_keller shared a tip "So so so good!"

eric_grimes shared a tip "One of my favorite books of all time. Heartbreaking at times but an incredible story."

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mary_howard_blackbu shared a tip "Wonderful book. Very thought provoking"

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summer_steffen_land shared a tip "This book makes my heart cry but I live how redemptive it is."

chris_blazak shared a tip "Greenwich Village by Katherine Fulkner. Excellent read!"

ldparisi22 shared a tip "Incredibly moving. In my Top 3."

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cute_queen shared a tip "I like the beginning alot. Reading Hasan's character was like fairy tale. So amazing."

elizabeth_hlavaty shared a tip "I love this author. I actually love this book, but I liked one of his other books “A Thousand Splendid Suns” even better."

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susan_feren shared a tip "Fantastic book!!"

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tala_muffy shared a tip "It was so so sad but such a great read!"

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kath_chabot shared a tip "It’s so good! I highly recommend it!"

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shama_newbury shared a tip "A thousand splendid suns is better! Mist read!! 😎"

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roberta_beskow shared a tip "It's good. It's deep. I read it years ago. He's a good writer."

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rachel_binsfeld shared a tip "I really like anything by Michael Connelly, Lee Child, Lisa Jewell and Ruth Ware"

denise_maisel shared a tip "Me too!"

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abdur_moe shared a tip "Highly recommend the rest of Hosseini’s books! I’m currently reading Harry Potter"

reese_asbury shared a tip "So did I."

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john_baird shared a tip "It's been 10 years since I read the book. I can't name a favorite after all this time."

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natalie_hamilton shared a tip "Prepare yourself, it's a sad-wonderful journey."

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lori_stephany shared a tip "I adored it. Well written, great characters you feel invested in!"

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shandell_vickery shared a tip "A thousand splendid suns is also amazing! My next to read is the mountains echoed"

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marie_lise shared a tip "Love, love this author's work."

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kc_liz shared a tip "This book was absolutely captivating, the emotions and trauma of this story were so real I felt them along with the characters."

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martha_morgan_7645 shared a tip "Too heartbreaking to think about or ever reread but still a beautiful book."

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joshua_ernst shared a tip "This book ripped my heart out and I loved every minute of it."

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cheyenne_wolfe shared a tip "Do it! It’s so good! It’s heart shatteringly amazing."

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fran_g shared a tip "Currently reading “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie…really good!"

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christine_gauthier_9361 shared a tip "You will love it! I am a librarian and I suggest it too my clients and they all love it"

jackie_r_2826 shared a tip "If you haven’t read this, you should. I really enjoyed it!"

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judy_frasca shared a tip "I loved the entire book so much"

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bay_lito shared a tip "Rahim/Amir"

patricia_5857 shared a tip "Yes but this was the best one"

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misha_chamix shared a tip "A must read.... a real page turner"

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angela_wieske shared a tip "The ending was amazing!"

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eric_lucero shared a tip "Beautiful ❤️."

jena_karako shared a tip "It is so trajic book. I like the book but the ending depends on the persons perspective."

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david_shimp shared a tip "I found that it really drew me in, from the characters to the plot and his writing style. Heart-breaking, but good."

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nazeer_greene shared a tip "I loved it! It took me a while, but I'm glad I finished it!"

annette_4422 shared a tip "It is a very good book."

marilyn_farrell shared a tip "Not my usual book. It has been too long to comment on the ending."

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sandra_munsters shared a tip "Eye opening."

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karen_feliciano shared a tip "I have not"

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pranisha_shrestha shared a tip "No that's the only book I read"

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aimsreads shared a tip "@Domenic_R_Will It has been awhile since I read this book. I couldn't tell you if any particular chapter stood out."

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pamela_sue_5008 shared a tip "I've only read this book, but it was very good."

andy_ansari shared a tip "@dolphinchick Considering how the story unraveled, I was a great ending. It was a good read."

andy_ansari shared a tip "@dolphinchick it* was a great ending"

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gina_abello shared a tip "I could read it over and over!"

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julie_hop shared a tip "#Afghanistan culture"

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krista_martinez shared a tip "One of my favorite books. Just amazing"

anna_williams_8451 shared a tip "The book has a very emotional story, the uncertainties in the story kept me reading."

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lorilynn_t shared a tip "Yes, right now I’m finishing up this book, I LOVE it!! Good old fashion book, clean!! Great writing, very clever!!"

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lorilynn_t shared a tip "Start with this first one in the series, I LOVED it!!"

shanna_wilkins shared a tip "This book is absolutely heart wrenching and amazing!!!"

b._clarina_holley shared a tip "As I am, Cecily Tyson"

b._clarina_holley shared a tip "Your welcome, it's exceptional!!"

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adi_haddad shared a tip "Made me cry"

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adi_haddad shared a tip "10/10"

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ann_mccage shared a tip "Grabs you and beats you up, but you can’t stop to take a breath."

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reid_murphy shared a tip "Though difficult to read at times, it’s themes remain important and relevant. A must read."

butterk_nife shared a tip "Dude… the THEMES."

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dustinhoffman shared a tip "[Source: scholastic.com]"

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