The author divides Kite Runner audiobook into three parts: Amir’s youth in Kabul, Amir and Baba’s years in Fremont, California, and Amir’s return to Kabul. Kite Runner audiobook depicts friendship and treachery, as well as the cost of loyalty. It is about the ties between fathers and sons, as well as fathers’ power over sons – their love, sacrifices, and secrets.
Kite Runner audiobook takes place in Afghanistan in the 1970s, when the Pushtun kid Amir and the Hazara boy Hassan, who is his devoted friend and the son of their Hazara servant Ali, grew up together in Amir’s father’s house, playing and kiting on the streets of Kabul. Amir believes that his father favours Hassan over him. In contrast, Amir admires his father’s best friend, Rahim Khan, who encourages him to pursue a career as a writer. Hassan goes to carry a kite to Amir after he wins a kite tournament, but ruthless Assef on an empty street rape him, the coward Amir witnesses the assault but does not rescue his loyal friend Hassan.
In Kite Runner audiobook free, Amir and Hassan quickly become estranged. Guilt distress Amir, so he plans to force Hassan to leave the house by accusing him of thievery. When the Russians invaded Afghanistan in 1979, Baba and Amir fled to Pakistan. They shift into Fremont, California, in 1988. Amir later meets and marries his countrywoman, Soraya. In Kite Runner audiobook free, after Baba died in 2000, Amir is a famous author when he receives a phone call from Rahim Khan, who reveals truths about his family, compelling Amir to travel to Peshawar, Pakistan, on a journey of redemption. Amir subsequently learns that Hassan has passed away. He finds Hassan’s son, Sohrab, and saves him from the Taliban. Amir and Soraya adopted Sohrab.
Khaled Hosseini wrote Kite Runner audiobook.
Khaled Hosseini was born on March 4, 1965, in Kabul, Afghanistan. He is an Afghan-American author, physician, activist, humanitarian, and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees goodwill ambassador. His debut novel, The Kite Runner, published in 2003, was a commercial and critical success.
Hosseini went to San Jose’s Independence High School and attended Santa Clara University. In 1998, he completed his under-graduation degree in biology. The next year, he enrolled at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and graduated with honours in 1993. In 1997, he finished his internal medicine residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles. He worked as a doctor for nearly ten years.
According to Nielsen BookScan, his debut novel, The Kite Runner, was one of the best-selling books in the US in 2005. The Kite Runner adapted as a film in December 2007. He had a brief appearance as a bystander near the conclusion of the film.
The Kite Runner earned a title, Book of the Decade by The Times, Daily Telegraph, and Guardian. In 2008, A Thousand Splendid Suns won the Richard & Judy Best Read of the Year. His third novel, And the Mountains Echoed, earned the Goodreads Choice Award in 2013. In 2008, he earned the American Academy of Achievement’s Golden Plate Award.
Khaled Hosseini is one of the world’s most widely read and adored writers, with over 38 million copies of his works sold in over seventy countries. Hosseini is married to Roya, with whom he has two daughters. The family lives in Northern California.
The narrator of Kite Runner audiobook is Khaled Hosseini. Another audiobook that Khaled Hosseini has also narrated is And the Mountains Echoed.
The length of Kite Runner audiobook is 12 hours and 1 minute.
Simon & Schuster Audio published Kite Runner audiobook on 08/01/2003.