The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini

400 pages first pub 2003 (editions)

fiction classics historical literary dark emotional sad medium-paced

Description

The New York Times bestseller and international classic loved by millions of readers. The unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his father's servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifull...

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Community Reviews Summary of 85,968 reviews

Moods

emotional 91%
sad 80%
dark 57%
reflective 50%
challenging 36%
tense 36%
hopeful 23%
inspiring 23%
informative 18%
adventurous 17%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 75%
fast 13%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 43% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 41% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 74% | No: 11% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

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

Average rating

4.29

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