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The Fault in Our Stars - John Green

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Published: 3rd January 2013
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Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten.

Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning author John Green's most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet, brilliantly exploring the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.

Winner of the 2013 Children's Choice Teen Book of the Year Award

About the Author

John Green is an award-winning, New York Times–bestselling author whose many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award. He has twice been a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. With his brother, Hank, John is one half of the Vlogbrothers, one of the most popular online video projects in the world. You can join John’s 1.1 million followers on Twitter (@realjohngreen). John lives with his wife and son in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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5.0

beautiful

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Engaging Characters
  • Page Turner
  • Well Written

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      Comments about The Fault in Our Stars:

      An absolutely beautiful book. I would recommend anyone to read it. A tear jerker that leaves you appreciating life.

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      'A touching, often fiercely funny novel' - Sunday Times (Culture).'So good I think it should be compulsory reading for everyone!' - The Sun on Sunday (Fabulous Magazine).'John Green brilliantly captures the voices of a young generation while instilling it with the wisdom of a life that has lived too much yet will never live enough. Rather than depressing, the book is filled with dark humour and is written with a beautiful simplicity that draws the reader in so deeply that it's not just the twist and turns but the gently bends and curves that you feel tugging at your emotions... No doubt in the end you will cry but you will also feel that you have discovered a little something about living' - Daily Express.'The novel, written for teenagers, but proving even more popular with adults ' - Daily Telegraph.The YA crossover hit of the year. The love affair of two terminally ill teenagers could be mawkish. In fact, it's funny, clever, irreverent and life-affirming - The Metro - 2013 Best Fiction. 'A Smart Book' - The Guardian. 'So good! - Grazia. 'John Green may write for young adults, but his intelligent sensitive style means The Fault in Our Starsdefies categorisation... as funny as it is heartbreaking... we defy you not to fall in love with its main characters, Hazel and Augustus ' - Good Housekeeping. 'A humourous and poignant love story... It's terrifically funny... as well as a moving exploration of loss and grief. And no, it's so much not just for teenage cancer sufferers... it's for everyone' - The Tablet. 'If you need inspiration when it comes to making the most of a moment, this one is for you'- Bliss.'Exploring the funny, thrilling and tragic business of being alive and in love, this is a life-affirming tale of two teenagers who are terminally ill. Insightful, bold, irreverent and raw, if this doesn't make you cry, it'll definitely make you think, laugh and maybe even fall in love yourself!' - Mizz.** A thought-provoking love story from the New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns and - with David Levithan - Will Grayson, Will Grayson.** John Green has over 2.3 million Twitter followers, and more than 2.1 million subscribers to Vlogbrothers, the YouTube channel he created with his brother, Hank. ** The Fault in Our Stars will capture a crossover audience in the same vein as Zadie Smith, David Nicholls' One Day and Before I Die by Jenny Downham.** 'Electric . . . Filled with staccato bursts of humor and tragedy' - Jodi Picoult ** 'A novel of life and death and the people caught in between, The Fault in Our Stars is John Green at his best. You laugh, you cry, and then you come back for more' - Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief.

      ISBN: 9780141345659
      ISBN-10: 0141345659
      Audience: General
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 336
      Published: 3rd January 2013
      Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 2.4
      Weight (kg): 0.24