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Five Reasons to See... The Kite Runner, Playhouse Theatre

Having had a successful West End run earlier this year, Giles Croft’s production is back in London due to popular demand. If you haven’t seen it yet here is why you should:  424 more words


A Thousand Splendid Suns

Author: Khaled Hosseini

Page Count:402

Genre: Contemporary Fiction, War

Book Synopsis: Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship grows between Mariam and a local teenager, Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter. 486 more words

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The Kite Runner tells a betrayal tale heavy in family and cultural illuminating

The Kite Runner by Afghan-American writer Khaled Hosseini tells the fictional tale of two unknowing half-brothers growing up in Afghanistan. Born of the same father yet both growing up motherless, … 683 more words


A Thousand Splendid Suns

I’ve had this and The Kite Runner on my to-read list forever, but had never bought either of them. My boyfriend, great guy that he is, brought me home an entire box of books that included this Khaled Hosseini novel. 626 more words


REVIEW: The Kite Runner, Playhouse Theatre

Wonderfully powerful, Giles Croft’s heartfelt production of Khaled Hosseini’s best selling novel makes a welcome return to the West End. 

Covering topics such as guilt, betrayal and redemption, The Kite Runner is a show that constantly tugs at the audience’s heartstrings while also providing them with an education about what it meant (and still does) to live in Afghanistan during conflict. 530 more words