Who is the real Margo? Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs into his life - dressed like a ninja and summoning him for an ingenious campaign of revenge - he follows. After their... show more
Who is the real Margo? Quentin Jacobsen has spent a lifetime loving the magnificently adventurous Margo Roth Spiegelman from afar. So when she cracks open a window and climbs 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. She has disappeared. Q soon learns that there are clues in her disappearance . . . and they are for him. Trailing Margo's disconnected path across the USA, the closer Q gets, the less sure he is of who he is looking for.
Publish date: October 16th 2008
Pages no: 246
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 ...
Ehhhh, hate to say it but I wasn't really feeling it this time around. It wasn't bad but the ending left me...unsatisfied. I can't see it ending any other way, although I WAS convinced like Q that Margo Alaska'd on us...and yet, meh. Q's adventure on the wildside and the road trip were fun and I lik...
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