30 Day Book Challenge – Day 8 – A Book That Makes Me Sad

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“And that’s the thing about people who mean everything they say. They think everyone else does too.”
Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner


“She said, ‘I’m so afraid.’ And I said, ‘why?,’ and she said, ‘Because I’m so profoundly happy, Dr. Rasul. Happiness like this is frightening.’ I asked her why and she said, ‘They only let you be this happy if they’re preparing to take something from you.”
Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

I read this book a couple of years back. But even today, when I think of Hassan, I feel a lump in my throat. And I know this. As long as I don’t forget this story, I’ll always feel low when I think of Hassan.