The Kite Runner

Chapter 15-20

Who are the Talibans? What determines their sense of who there are? What does their treatment of other Afghans tell you about them?

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The Taliban took over as the Russians left. They are portrayed as ruthless people bent on enforcing a narrow interpretation of the Koran. The Taliban are portrayed as being responsible for unspeakable tragedies (rape, murder....) through the story. You can check out more on the background below.