The Kite Runner is the story of Amir, a Sunni Muslim, who struggles to find his place in the world because of the aftereffects and fallout from a series of traumatic childhood events. An adult Amir opens the novel in the present-day United States with a vague reference to one of these events, and then the novel flashes back to Amir's childhood in Afghanistan.
"Over five years on the New York Times bestseller list, and published in 55 different languages. The Kite Runner is a novel about friendship, betrayal, and the price of loyalty. It is about the bonds between fathers and sons, and the power of their lies. Written against a history that has not been told in fiction before, The Kite Runner describes the rich culture and beauty of a land in the process of being destroyed. But with the devastation, Khaled Hosseini also gives us hope: through the…
One of the best books I have read. I have not read many - but this one is staggering. So many heart-pinching moments...a fast-paced story. Loved it! Read the review here - http://howwasthatbook.wordpress.com/2012/06/06/the-kite-runner/
I think this quote from the Kite Runner was SO important because it shows how much remorse and regret Amir has over this one incident. It impacted his life so largely. It was something he would never forget. The way the word almost sticks out is so important because he was so close to doing the right thing