Publish date: October 16th 2008
Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
Pages no: 305
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, Road Trip
This book was just not for me. The writing was solid, but the ending made me feel like I'd just wasted a few hours of my life. I didn't like Margo at all and I couldn't really sympathise with Q or his obsession with her.
I enjoyed it. The main character is figuring out clues trying to find a girl. Everything is from his point of view. There aren't any major emotional moments, but it's great at just showing you life for the average upper middle class teen these days in an extraordinary storyline. It does refer to...
First read 4th-6th July 2014
This is a truly breathtaking novel.When I first started the book, I was a little weary due to Q's fixation on Margo. Great, another book about a boy idolizing a girl beyond personhood. But Green really surprised me with a fantastic glimpse into the human experience, through adolescent eyes. The book...
You can trace growth if you follow Green’s novels in the order they came out. In Alaska, he used literature as a way to live his fantasies. On Stars, he used literature to come to terms with a devastating experience. Paper Towns is a direct response to Alaska. If that one was wish-fulfillment, this ...