Book Name: The Kite Runner
Author: Khaled Hosseini
Publisher: Bloomsbury UK
Publication Date/Year: September 1st 2011
Number of Pages: 344
Binding: Paperback / Hardcover
1970s Afghanistan: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him. But neither of the boys can foresee what will happen to Hassan that afternoon, an event that is to shatter their lives...
Since its publication in 2003, The Kite Runner has sold eight million copies worldwide. Through Khaled Hosseini's brilliant writing, a previously unknown part of the world was brought to life.