The Kite Runner - Chapters 8 - 9 Summary & Analysis

Khaled Hosseini
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Chapter 8

Hassan and Amir barely see each other for the next week. One day Ali asks Amir why Hassan is acting strangely. Amir says he doesn’t know. A few days later, Amir goes on an outing with Baba and a group of friends and relatives. Amir says he finally has Baba’s attention but now he simply feels empty. Amir and Hassan stop spending time playing together and Amir rebuffs Hassan’s attempts. One day Amir and Baba are planting tulips in the garden and Amir asks if Baba had ever considered hiring someone else as the household servants. Baba is furious, citing his forty-year relationship with Ali. He says he’s ashamed of Amir’s comments and that Hassan is not leaving.

School starts and Amir spends a great deal of time in his room. One day Amir asks Hassan to...

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