The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini

fiction contemporary historical literary dark emotional sad medium-paced

344 pages | first published 2003

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“It may be unfair, but what happens in a few days, sometimes even a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime." Amir is the son of a wealthy Kabul merchant, a member of the ruling caste of Pashtuns. Hassan, his servant and constant co...
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Summary of 57842 reviews

Moods

emotional 91%
sad 79%
dark 55%
reflective 51%
challenging 36%
tense 33%
hopeful 23%
inspiring 23%
adventurous 17%
informative 17%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 75%
slow 12%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 44% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 41% | 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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