Eleanor & Park
Eleanor & Park Eleanor is the new girl in town, and she's never felt more alone. All mismatched clothes, mad red hair and chaotic home life, she couldn't stick out more if she tried. Then she takes the seat on the bus next to Park. Quiet, careful and - in Eleanor's eyes - impossibly cool, Park's... show more
Eleanor & Park Eleanor is the new girl in town, and she's never felt more alone. All mismatched clothes, mad red hair and chaotic home life, she couldn't stick out more if she tried. Then she takes the seat on the bus next to Park. Quiet, careful and - in Eleanor's eyes - impossibly cool, Park's worked out that flying under the radar is the best way to get by. Slowly, steadily, through late-night conversations a... Full description
Publish date: 2013-02-28
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
I have recently finished Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell. Unfortunately, I did not enjoy the book as much as I would have hoped. Contrary to this statement, a few passages did stand out to me. One of such passages is a line on page 299 depicting Park's emotional state: "Park stayed awake for a...
Here is one of the blurbs on the back of the hardcover edition: "Rowell keeps things surprising, and the solution maintains the novel's delicate balance of light and dark." --Publisher's Weekly (starred review) As I was getting close to the end (switching from audio to hardcover for the last li...
Eleanor & Park - Rainbow Rowell Just a quick review to say that I really enjoyed this one. I was sad to know what kind of life Eleanor put up with, but I'm hopeful enough to think that the end was just a new beginning...sappy I know. But, I think I have to believe that.
Reading Eleanor & Park really brings back the memories of my youth of young love. The dialogue, the setting, the relationship woes, the insecurities and dreams. Young love was some thing that we forever hope its... forever. Every thing that is captured in Eleanor & Park is almost real. Meet Eleano...
Never would I have expected that ending, I mean all the signs were there but I WANTED to be blind to them. :'(Still, an AMAZING read, I want to pick it up and read this bittersweet tale again