What happens at the end of the book? Did anyone die during the war?

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Khaled Hosseini's novel, The Kite Runner, is such a terrific novel that I highly recommend that you complete the reading of the book to get the full impact of the story.

In the end, Amir manages to bring Hassan's son Sohrab (Amir's half-nephew) out of Afghanistan and then Pakistan and return him to California. Sohrab, however, refuses to speak, retreating into the depths of depression after his attempted suicide in Pakistan. Amir finally gets through to him at a gathering when the two share the thrill of kite flying, and it appears that Sohrab will soon break out of his silent shell.

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