The Kite RunnerBrand : Khaled Hosseini
The Kite Runner is the first novel by Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini, which tells the story of Amir, a young boy from the Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul. The Kite Runner was published in 2003 by Riverhead Books. The Kite Runner became a bestseller after being printed in paperback and was popularized in book clubs. It was a number-one New York Times bestseller for over two years, with over seven million copies sold in the United States. The story is set against a backdrop of tumultuous events, from the fall of Afghanistan's monarchy through the Soviet military intervention, the exodus of refugees to Pakistan and the United States, and the rise of the Taliban regime.