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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
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really liked it
bookshelves: general-fiction, best-of-2020

Well-written and gripping read that's well-deserving of the title of being a modern classic. I did find there to be a lack of a real resolution to the Amir's need for forgiveness, as (view spoiler) However, that lack of a resolution does mirror real life and the story did a good job of avoiding easy answers (even if some of the poetic symbolism toward the end of the book was a bit on the nose).

As a whole, though, some minor gripes with the ending aside, this is a touching and powerful book that I'd definitely recommend!

Rating: 4 Stars (Very Good).
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Reading Progress

September 5, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
September 5, 2019 – Shelved
December 31, 2019 – Started Reading
January 2, 2020 – Finished Reading
January 11, 2020 – Shelved as: general-fiction
December 31, 2020 – Shelved as: best-of-2020

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