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“But I think a big part of the reason I didn’t care about Soraya’s past was that I had one of my own. I knew all about regret.” (180)
"Come. There is a way to be good again" This quote is significant because it indicates that Rahim Khan has known Amir's secret all these years, the secret of Amir's cowardice when Hassan was being attacked by bullies while running a kite for Amir
"...the elephant in the room'...Nothing could more correctly describe the initial moments of my reunion with Rahim Khan". Amir's reunion with Rahim Khan is uncomfortable because of what is left unsaid. Rahim Khan knows Amir's secret shame, but does not mention it.
"He's sit in the back of the room, dressed in his shiny old gray suit, wooden cane across his
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I planted a fistful of crumpled money under the mattress.” (242)

“What was so funny was that, for the first time since the winter of 1975, I felt at peace. I laughed because I saw that, in some hidden nook in a corner of my mind, I’d even been looking forward to this.” (289)
“His hand was cocked above his shoulder, holding the cup of the slingshot at the end of the elastic band which was pulled all the way back.” (290)
“The slingshot made a thwiiiiit sound when Sohrab released the cup. Then Assep was screaming. He put his hand where his left eye had been just a moment ago.” (291)
“The impact had cut your upper lip in two, he had said, clean down the middle. Clean down the middle, like a harelip.” (297)
“Mother said that if I’d just waited for the apples to ripen, I wouldn’t have become sick. So now, whenever I really want something, I try to remember what she said about the apples.” (340)
“And that, I believe, is what true redemption is, Amir jan, when guilt leads to good.”

“For you, a thousand times over,” I heard myself say.

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