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The kite runner
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The kite runner

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781526604743

Publication Date: 23 Aug 2018

Subject: Adult novels

Suitable for: Secondary

AR: 5.2 UY

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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.

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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.

NOTE: This has been classified as adult fiction and so has not been read in full by the Peters reviewing team. Content may potentially be unsuitable for younger readers

Category
F
Subject
Adult novels
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Illustrations
None
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Pub. date
23 Aug 2018
Edition
New Cover Reprint
ISBN
9781526604743
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Binding
Paperback
Pages
336
Width
129mm
Height
198mm
Weight
254g
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