The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini

348 pages first pub 2003 (editions)

fiction historical literary dark emotional sad medium-paced

Description

“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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Moods

emotional 91%
sad 80%
dark 57%
reflective 51%
challenging 35%
tense 34%
hopeful 23%
inspiring 22%
informative 18%
adventurous 17%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 75%
slow 12%
fast 12%

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: 42% | No: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | 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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