The Kite Runner
Mr. Hosseini talked about his life experiences and how they affected the writing of his books. He also responded to questions and comments submitted by members of the audience.
Khaled Hosseini discussed his novel The Kite Runner, published by Riverhead. It is the story of an Afghan man who came to America but remained haunted by memories from his childhood in Kabul. Mr. Hosseini wrote about the lives of two boys growing up together in Kabul; one the privileged son of a wealthy businessman, the other the son of that businessman’s servant. The book explored the cultural and religious differences that divided the country and explained how the political and cultural landscape of the country has changed since then.
Mr. Hosseini talked about his life experiences and how they affected the writing of his books. He also responded to questions and comments submitted by members of the audience. close
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