The Kite Runner 

I can safely say that "The kite runner" is one of the most touching novels, i have read in the recent years.

In "The Kite Runner", Amir and Hassan, the two innocent faces of humanity grow up together in Afghanistan like brothers, although they couldn't be more different. Amir is the son of a wealthy, Pashtun businessman and he's educated and reads voraciously. On the other hand Hassan's father, a Hazara, is a servant to Amir's father, and he's illiterate.
Hasan loved Amir and could do anything and everything for Amir. But amir, unfortunately had not the guts to do the same. Twice in his lifetime Amir is morally tested in his relationship with Hassan.
The first time, a victim of his own arrogance, Amir fails his companion. Hiding behind the superiority of class, Amir chooses the path of least resistance, but the scar of betrayal cuts through his soul and never heals. That first failure dictates Amir's inner dialogue throughout his life until he is offered another chance at personal redemption.
Returned to his homeland at the request of an old family friend, the second challenge is equally perilous, and Amir recognizes the very real implications of his decision. This internal struggle is the underlying theme of the novel, which spans Afghani history from the peaceful 70's to the repressive rule of the Taliban in the late '90s.