“People write to me from virtually every corner of the world, and for many of them, Afghanistan prior to 9/11 was sort of this anonymous place,” Kabul-born novelist Khaled Hosseini says. After the terrorist attacks, Afghanistan was perceived to be “essentially synonymous with a decade of war, the opium trade, and the Taliban.” Hosseini’s best-selling novel, “The Kite Runner,” presented a different image. Now it’s a play, beginning performances Sunday at New Repertory Theatre.
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