It explores so many topics: what it's like to be a teenager, social dynamics in an American high schooA terrific book! A compelling story, written in an original language, packed with irony, sadness, and quotes both from high and pop culture.
It explores so many topics: what it's like to be a teenager, social dynamics in an American high school, father-daughter relationships; dealing with the loss of loved ones, with growing up and with disillusionment. The writer manages all this without ever getting boring, pretentious or whiny on the reader.
It sort of slows down in the middle, but since the last part is like a roller-coaster, that doesn't really matter. I stumbled upon it in a library, and I am so very glad I found it: it kept me fantastic company for just over a week. Definitely recommended!...Continua
I loved it. The story is great, the style is great, the main characters are believable, lovable and a little silly. The theme and tone reminded me of 'The secret history'. If you loved that one, try this....Continua