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The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner (Paperback, UK open market ed)

By Hosseini, Khaled

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THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER `Devastating' Daily Telegraph `Heartbreaking' The Times `Unforgettable' Isabel Allende `Haunting' Independent Afghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him.... But neither of the boys can foresee what will happen to Hassan that afternoon, an event that is to shatter their lives. After the Russians invade and the family is forced to flee to America, Amir realises that one day he must return to Afghanistan under Taliban rule to find the one thing that his new world cannot grant him: redemption.
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ISBN 9781526604743
Released NZ 1 Dec 2018
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format Paperback, UK open market ed
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ISBN-13 9781526604743
Stock Available
Status In-stock at publisher; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Released 1 Dec 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, UK open market ed
 › 6 other possible formats available
Edition UK open market ed
Author(s) By Hosseini, Khaled
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Dewey Code 813.6
Weight 257g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Kites - Fiction - Competitions - Afghanistan, Teenage boys - Fiction - Afghanistan, Afghanistan - Fiction - Social conditions - 20th century
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade