That Was Then, This is Now
Publish date: April 1st 1998
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
I remember this book I read it like 6 or 7 years ago it was kinda depressing to me but I still like it.
The Outsiders, Hintons other novel, is a personal favourite of mine and halfway through this novel i was of the belief that I would be adding it to my favourites pile. The first half of the novel is actually really good. The writing is good, the characters are likable and well developed, the story f...
All the time I wondered about the ending, because I had read several comments and even the author said that hollywood didn't have the guts to keep the ending.And it did chill me.
The best thing about this book is the way Byron, in the end doesn't know anything any more. I suppose letting go of the idea of right and wrong is essential to growing up. The worst thing about this book is the anti-drug moralizing. Yes, kids, drugs can ruin your life. But so can lots of other th...