Title: The Kite Runner
Author: Khaled Hosseini
Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
The Kite Runner is a book that will always remain a part of your memory. This is a story of the passed but unforgettable childhood. It’s a story of two friends Hassan and Amir. These lines will help you to walk through of their connectivity –
“Hassan and I fed from the same breasts. We took our first steps on the same lawn in the same yard. And, under the same roof, we spoke our first words.
Mine was baba.
His was my name, Amir.”
It is a story of a friend who would do anything over thousand times. This story tells about a bold and courageous father with an unleft pain deep in his heart. It is a story of a father who has never asked anything for his son because he knew that he will have enough.
Amir always craved for his father’s love and envied his friend Hassan to have even a part of it without any reason. Hassan never asked anything in return. He was devoted to his friendship. Amir envied his courage. Hassan’s dad, Ali has served Amir’s dad since his childhood.
The love was cherished and respect remained priority until that winter of 1975 which changed everything. How would you sleep every night over the cowardice mistake that you have made? How would you feel if all of a sudden your reality changes?
Sometimes we don’t forgive our self for the mistakes that we have made in our childhood, the author conveys that let it go for it was your childhood. This book portrays a perfect message that everyone has their own story with their own share of suffering and love.
The author has played with the words like all of them belong to him. This story is beautiful because of its plot as well as artistry of words. It’s a must read for fiction lover.
About the Author
Khaled Hosseini was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, and moved to the United States in 1980. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns, and And the Mountains Echoed.