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The kite runner

Auteur: Khaled Hosseini
Uitgever: New York : Riverhead Books, 2003.
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : Fictie : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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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  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Fictional Works
Bildungsromans
Historical fiction
Fiction
Aanvullende fysieke materiaalsoort: 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
Genre: Fictie
Soort document Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Khaled Hosseini
ISBN: 1573222453 9781573222457 9781594480003 1594480001 9780385665209 0385665202 9781400025466 140002546X 1594489505 9781594489501 9780747588948 0747588945 1585473634 9781585473632 9780385660075 0385660073 9781594631931 159463193X 1594481776 9781594489600 1594489602 9781594481772
OCLC-nummer: 51615359
Uitvoerende artiest(en): Saïd Taghmaoui, Shaun Toub, Homayoun Ershadi, Khalid Abdalla, Zekiria Ebrahim, Directors: Marc Forster.
Onderscheidingen: Winner of Reading Group Book of the Year 2007
Winner of BookScan Gold Awards 2007
Beschrijving: 324 pages ; 24 cm
Verantwoordelijkheid: Khaled Hosseini.
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door: stamref (WorldCat-gebruiker op 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 Meer lezen...

 
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Brutally Beautiful

door getzenp (Gepubliceerd door gebruiker WorldCat 2008-07-09) Heel goed 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!

door sisi0508 (Gepubliceerd door gebruiker WorldCat 2012-05-22) Heel goed Permalink

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

door riehmanmurphy (Gepubliceerd door gebruiker WorldCat 2007-02-15) Uitstekend 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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door Lucy0409 (Gepubliceerd door gebruiker WorldCat 2008-04-22) Heel goed Permalink
The #1 National Bestseller Taking us from Afghanistan in the final days of the monarchy to the pres
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