Discuss The Kite Runner

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Re: Discuss The Kite Runner

Post by godreaujea »

I can't believe I still haven't read this book yet! I really need to get my hands on it!!!

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I've read this book in the year 2013, so that's 5 years ago and it's still one of my favourite books to date! I love the style in which the book was written, the focus on Afghanistan's political history and the diversity of cultural & social standard. I had to comment on this book as my first post.

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This book is wonderfully heartbreaking. I cannot imagine living in a place that can treat women and children in such a horrendous way. This is one of the few books that have made me cry almost from start to finish. If you have not read it, do.

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I read this book a long time ago, I remember that their is a graphic novel version of this, pretty interesting.

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I have read this book multiple times, one being a classroom requirement in a high school literacy class, but each time I pick up the book, I dive deeper into the meaning and the characters themselves. The empathy in the main character has for his "nephew" when he goes to pick him up from the orphanage and the problems that ensue throughout the end of the book is remarkable. It was a plot twist for me when it turned to truth being told about the servants boy actually being the main character's half brother.

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I remember reading this book some time back and thought it was truly fantastic! I thought that the characters wrre realistic and sometimes you just wanted to reach through the pages and make them take a different road.
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I read this book years ago. I really enjoyed it. The part that stuck with me the most was towards the beginning when they were running the kites. It seemed strange compared to the rest of the book. The traveling, the returning home, the bribing to get the child, the gorilla-like war regime. All of those things were so separate from the beginning. I know it was supposed to be to show the difference between then and the now in the novel, but it seemed so strange to me. That is what I remember the most. I also remember the movie, but I did not like it as much.
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Although I haven't read this book in years, I remember being deeply moved by it. It's one of those books that when you turn the last page, you say WOW. The characters are real and honest and the author paints a beautiful picture of a complicated culture. This is one of those books that I always recommend and often think about reading again.
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I was so fascinated by the concept of sin presented in the book. Khalid Hussain is an artist, he writes so well about relationship and the refugee crisis in the book. a must-read for everyone

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