THE KITE RUNNER- Chapter 6
Hassan couldn’t read a first-grade textbook but he’d read me plenty. That was a little unsettling, but also sort of comfortable to have someone who always knew what you needed.Amir, The Kite Runner
- Seamless– smooth and continuous.
- Muffled– not loud.
- Turnip qurma–
- Epilepsy– a neurological disorder.
- Flannel– is a soft woven fabric.
- Crunched– crushed.
- Tar– a dark, thick flammable liquid.
- Gashes– a long, deep cut or wound.
- Huddle– come together, gather, pile etc.
- Specter– ghost.
- Moochi– cobbler.
- Outlasted– live or last longer than.
- Tugging– pulling.
- Squinting– have eyes that look in different directions.
- Jerking– move or cause to move.
- Shoved– push roughly.
- Envied– grudge,jealousy.
- Glimpse– a momentary or partial view.
- Battering– the action of striking repeatedly with hard blows.
- Popped– make or cause to make a light explosive sound.
- Indignation– anger or annoyance.
- Plummeting– fall or drop straight down at high speed.
- Lurking– to wait or move in a secret way so that you cannot be seen.
- Clinking– making a sharp ringing sound.
- Grunt– a low, short sound.
- Paghman– a district in Afghanistan.
- Panjpar- a kind of game.
- Scratchy-rough, unpleasant.
- Grinning– smile broadly, often baring the teeth
- Shrugging-doubt, ignorance.
He knew I had betrayed him and yet he was rescuing me once again, maybe for the last time. I loved him in that moment, loved him more than I’d ever loved anyone, and I wanted to tell them all that I was the snake in the grass, the monster in the lake. I wasn’t worthy of this sacrifice; I was a liar, a cheat, and a thief. I wanted to be able to breathe again.Amir, The Kite Runner
Not a word passes between us, not because we have nothing to say, but because we don’t have to say anything — that’s how it is between people who are each other’s first memories.Amir, The Kite Runner