The Kite Runner

Explain Amir's relatiohship with Baba towards the beginning of the book

Early in the novel Amir is constantly vying for Baba's attention and often feels like an outsider in his father's life, as seen in the following passage: "He'd close the door, leaving me to wonder why it was always grown-ups time with him. I'd sit by the door, knees drawn to my chest. Sometimes i sat ther for an hour, sometimes two, listening to their laughter, their chatter." Explain Amir's relationship with Baba.

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Their relationship is distant. Amir is always looking for attention and striving for his father's approval. He blames his mother's death (in childbirth) as the reason his father doesn't care about him.