The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini

fiction contemporary historical literary dark emotional sad medium-paced

371 pages | first published 2003

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The #1 New York Times bestselling debut novel that introduced Khaled Hosseini to millions of readers the world over. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, caug...
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Summary of 51910 reviews

Moods

emotional 91%
sad 79%
dark 54%
reflective 51%
challenging 36%
tense 33%
inspiring 24%
hopeful 23%
adventurous 17%
informative 17%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 74%
slow 12%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 48% | Character: 45% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 42% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 76% | No: 10% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 3%

Average rating

4.28

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