Video interview: Khaled Hosseini

The author of The Kite Runner returns to the Afghan capital as UN goodwill amabassador.

    A bestseller in the book charts worldwide, The Kite Runner was an introduction to Afghanistan for many people.

    Its author, Afghan-American writer Khaled Hosseini, drew on his childhood experiences of growing up in the capital, Kabul.

    He is now back in the country as a goodwill ambassador for the UN refugee agency. 

    Al Jazeera's James Bays caught up with him in the city of his birth.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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