The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini

fiction classics contemporary historical literary dark emotional sad medium-paced

345 pages | first published 2003

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A beautiful new limited edition paperback of The Kite Runner, published as part of the Bloomsbury Modern Classics list The first of the defeated kites whirled out of control. They fell from the sky like shooting stars with brilliant, rippling tail...
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Summary of 60752 reviews

Moods

emotional 91%
sad 80%
dark 56%
reflective 51%
challenging 36%
tense 34%
hopeful 23%
inspiring 23%
informative 18%
adventurous 17%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 75%
fast 12%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 43% | 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: 75% | 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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