The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini(Methuen)

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Synopsis

I became what I am today at the age of twelve.

I remember the precise moment, crouching behind a mud wall on a frigid winter day in 1975... looking into a deserted alley.

It's wrong what they say about the past, about how you can bury it, because the past claws its way out.

I realize I've been looking into that alley for the last 26 years

Afghanistan is a divided country on the verge of war and two childhood friends are about to be torn apart.

It's a beautiful afternoon in Kabul and the skies are full of the excitement and joy of a kite flying tournament.

But neither Hassan or Amir can foresee the terrible incident which will shatter their lives forever

Khaled Hosseini's first and international best-selling novel has now been adapted into a stunning stage adaptation by Matthew Spangler

This edition was published for the production at Wyndham's Theatre, London, from 21 December 2016.

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