The Kite Runner: A Story of Friendship, Betrayal, and Redemption

4 pages | 840 words

The Kite Runner is a story about friendship, betrayal, and redemption set against the backdrop of Afghanistan's turbulent history. The novel follows Amir from his childhood in Kabul through his years in exile in America after the Taliban come to power. One of the most important relationships in the novel is between Amir and Hassan.