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The kite runner

Autor: Khaled Hosseini
Editorial: New York : Riverhead Books, 2003.
Edición/Formato:   Libro impreso : Ficción : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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An epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal, that takes us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the atrocities of the present day. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy Afghan youth and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed. It is about  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Bildungsromans
Historical fiction
Fiction
Fictional Works
Formato físico adicional: Online version:
Hosseini, Khaled.
Kite runner.
New York : Riverhead Books, 2003
(OCoLC)607004154
Online version:
Hosseini, Khaled.
Kite runner.
New York : Riverhead Books, 2003
(OCoLC)607658579
Tipo de material: Ficción
Tipo de documento Libro
Todos autores / colaboradores: Khaled Hosseini
ISBN: 1573222453 9781573222457 9781594480003 1594480001 9780385665209 0385665202 9781400025466 140002546X 1594489505 9781594489501 9780747588948 0747588945 1585473634 9781585473632 9780385660075 0385660073
Número OCLC: 51615359
Artista(s) : Saïd Taghmaoui, Shaun Toub, Homayoun Ershadi, Khalid Abdalla, Zekiria Ebrahim, Directors: Marc Forster.
Premios: Winner of Reading Group Book of the Year 2007
Winner of BookScan Gold Awards 2007
Descripción: 324 pages ; 24 cm
Responsabilidad: Khaled Hosseini.
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Contains the internationally best selling classic, presented in a gift edition format.  Leer más

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por stamref (Usuario de WorldCat en 2008-06-12)

Well written, but more depressing with the turn of every page. The stark differences between the characters polarized them to the point of not being believable, and it seemed that the story tried to intentionally deal with brutal issues to distract the reader.

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'Hosseini's ability to reach the core of experiences of love and loss places him in the company of such fine chroniclers of the new America as Chang-rae Lee. The Kite Runner is a first novel of Leer más

 
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Brutally Beautiful

por getzenp (Publicadas por usuario de WorldCat 2008-07-09) Muy buena Permalink

The kite runner is at times such a horrible, tragic, story that your amazed you keep reading. My reason to keep with it was both the fascination of learning of Afganistan and the determined sprit of those living there. At the heart of this title is the age old story of redemption, passed on to the...
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For you, a thousand times!

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When you kill a man,you steal a life.When you tell a lie,you steal someone's right to the truth.When you cheat,you steal the right to fairness.There is no act more wretched than stealing,Amir. 

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Disturbingly Beautiful

por riehmanmurphy (Publicadas por usuario de WorldCat 2007-02-15) Excelente Permalink
This books exemplifies great fiction: it shares a story that will never leave you. It never feels contrived; rather it is like you are sitting with an old man and he is sharing the story of how he became who he is. At every moment it is real.
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About this books

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The #1 National Bestseller Taking us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the pres
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