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The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner is the first novel by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini. Published in 2003 by Riverhead Books, it tells the story of Amir, a young boy from the Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul, whose closest friend is Hassan. The story is set against a backdrop of tumultuous events, from the fall of Afghanistan's monarchy through the Soviet military intervention, the exodus of refugees to Pakistan and the United States, and the rise of the Taliban regime.


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Khaled Hosseini photo
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„That was a long time ago, but it's wrong what they say about the past, I've learned, about how you can bury it. Because the past claws its way out.“

—  Khaled Hosseini, book The Kite Runner

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Variant: It's wrong what they say about the past, I've learned, about how you can bury it. Because the past claws its way out.
Source: The Kite Runner (2003)

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Khaled Hosseini photo

„A person who has no conscience, no goodness, does not suffer.“

—  Khaled Hosseini, book The Kite Runner

Variant: A man who has no conscience, no goodness, does not suffer.
Source: The Kite Runner

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Khaled Hosseini photo
Khaled Hosseini photo
Khaled Hosseini photo
Khaled Hosseini photo
Khaled Hosseini photo

„In the end, the world always wins. That's just the way of things.“

—  Khaled Hosseini, book The Kite Runner

Original: (99) Rahim Khan
Variant: It was Homaira and me against the world.... In the end, the world always wins. That's just the way of things.
Source: The Kite Runner (2003)

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Khaled Hosseini photo
Khaled Hosseini photo
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Khaled Hosseini photo
Khaled Hosseini photo
Khaled Hosseini photo
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