Two-time Printz Medalist John Green’s New York Times bestseller, now in paperback! Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life—dressed like a ninja and summoning him for... show more
Two-time Printz Medalist John Green’s New York Times bestseller, now in paperback! Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs back into his life—dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge— he follows. After their all-nighter ends, and a new day breaks, Q arrives at school to discover that Margo, always an enigma, has now become a mystery. But Q soon learns that there are clues— and they’re for him. Urged down a disconnected path, the closer he gets, the less Q sees the girl he thought he knew.
Publish date: September 22nd 2009
Pages no: 305
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, Road Trip
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 ...
Ah, John Green. The leading author of Young Adult books, it seems. Nothing short of a genius, to be honest. His books always give out a particular message. Paper Towns was written by Green to show that we, as people, romanticise others. We either treat them as Gods or dismiss them as animals (As he ...