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Who was Luke O'Neil in "The Thorn Birds" more like in The Kite Runner: Amir or Aseef?

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I'm not sure Luke O'Neill can be compared with either character from The Kite Runner, but given the choice, I would say Asef. Amir, the privileged protagonist of The Kite Runner , is essentially a good character, although plagued with a certain moral weakness. Even though he betrays his friend Hassan and lies to have him dismissed from the household, Amir feels extreme remorse and guilt for his actions...

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