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The Kite Runner. by  Khaled HOSSEINI - Signed First Edition - 2003 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 114206)

The Kite Runner.

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The Kite Runner.

by HOSSEINI, Khaled

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About This Item

New York: Riverhead Books, Penguin Group,, 2003. Octavo. Original black cloth backed boards, green paper to sides, titles in silver. With the dust jacket. A fine copy. First edition, first printing, presentation copy inscribed on the title page "To Penny, thank you for your kind words... best, Khaled [additionally signed in Farsi], 6/17/03". Also includes a hand painted "The Kite Runner 12/04" bookmark laid in. The Kite Runner was Hosseini's first novel and runaway best-seller - copies personally inscribed (rather than just flat signed) and in the year of publication are hard to come by.

Synopsis

The Kite Runner is a novel by the author Khaled Hosseini. Published in 2003 by Riverhead Books, it is Hosseini's first novel, and was adapted into a film of the same name in 2007.

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On Oct 13 2009, falconfinl said:
Author creates atmosphere that is tasteable. Imagery superb and action moves at a great pace. Highly readable. Once I had read it, I went in search for everyhing else Hosseini has published.

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Bookseller
Peter Harrington GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
114206
Title
The Kite Runner.
Author
HOSSEINI, Khaled
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
New York: Riverhead Books, Penguin Group,
Date published
2003

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Peter Harrington

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About Peter Harrington

Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.

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Cloth
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inscribed
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fine
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