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  • Paperback
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  • Looking for Alaska
  • John Green
  • English
  • 12 May 2020
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Looking for Alaska Read × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Before Miles “Pudge” Halter is done with his safe life at home His whole life has been one big non event and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave “the Great Perhaps” even Francois Rabel. My assistant Amanda has been a John Green fan for ages which is one of the reasons I decided to start giving his stuff a read I decided to start here because it was one of his first books After I finished this book I went to her and asked Are all of John Green s books going to leave me feeling like I ve had a hole kicked straight through my gutsNot all of them she said But yeah Some I thought about this for a while then asked her In Name of the Wind when X happens did it feel like that when you read it Except I didn t say X obviously I mentioned a particular scene in my first book Well Amanda said Not really His scene is central to his book But even so yeah It was kinda like that Shit I said Sorry about that So yeah Sorry about that

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Looking for Alaska Read × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ais poet He heads off to the sometimes crazy and anything but boring world of Culver Creek Boarding School and his life becomes the opposite of safe Because down the hall is Alaska Young The gorgeous clever funny sexy. Wow I must ve skipped a bunch of pages or read the Hebrew translation or was having root canal or something because that was one terrible book All those awards WHAT Such a clumsy story every move of the author was heavy handed and so transparent I felt like I was a fly on John Green s ceiling watching him go Oh that s good oh that s just precious and fall asleep in his soup again Miles I mean Pudgeas he is deemed within minutes of his arrival at his School of Great Perhaps may be looking for Alaska throughout this story but I sure knew her right away She s the pretty girl who s even prettier because she s a bit damaged and makes you feel like you have a chance with her because she s a flirt Yes she s a hopelessly thin character as are they all with the exception of The Colonel Takumi for example who is supposed to be one of the Big Four around whom this story revolves is completely characterized by his unrealistic rap improvs My rhymin is old school sort of like the ancient Romans The Colonel s beats is sad like Arthur Miller s Willy Loman and basically disappears from the story until reuired by the plot to re emerge with More Information Lara Pudge s first girlfriend is so bland she is given a Russian accent complete with long e s for short i s I put the stuff een the gel and then I deed the same thing een Jeff s room to prevent her from evaporating off the page and into THEEN ARE In fact each character is carefully provided with a shtick often a savant like talent that would in reality win game shows but is meant to be That Thing That Makes Him Special The Colonel can remember capitals of countries to the point of extreme autism Pudge knows the last words of famous people only he s so doggone uirky that he reads the biography but not the work of the famous person And our precious Alaska She keeps stacks and stacks of books in her room that she intends to read when she s done selling cigarettes to high school kids I guess called her life library or something but has wrestled with life s Big uestions alongside some very Heavy Thinking Authors and can recite poetry of course Everybody is way too philosophical and literary for their own good but god forbid the reader is allowed to think Lest you miss the point every moment is interpreted for you I finally understood that day at the Jury Alaska wanted to show us we could trust her Survival at Culver Creek meant loyalty and she had ignored that But then she d shown me the way She and the Colonel had taken the fall for me to show me how it was done so I would know what to do when the time came Ok then I guess that s what happened except that s just not the way high school kids workEven word choice reveals fear we won t get it if an author has to tell you FIVE TIMES in the book that the character deadpanned instead of said the Coloneldeadpanned three times and Pudge just a little less dry I guess deadpanned twice then either the dialogue is not written well or the author believes it is not written well The former at leastSo just hanging with these kids leaves one searching for a third dimension but then the story itself pretty much jumps genres halfway through from slacker YA Holden mentioned on the back cover to straight mystery Why d she do what she did Lest I spoil this story for you I won t go into this part but suffice it to say the above uestion is left out in the sun to rot while we are forced to look on sniffing the decay The story doesn t work in any genre anyway I know what the story is supposed to do make me fall in love with Alaska feel all warm and cozy when the four friends smoke cigarettes shoot the breeze and look out for one another and care when one of them screams with cosmic agony but alas Maybe if I wasn t basically tapped on the shoulder and demanded these reactions I would be better at having them but lines fall flat and soggy like cigarettes tossed casually into some cliche prep school lake The Colonel let go of my sweater and I reached down and picked up the cigarettes Not screaming not through clenched teeth not with the veins pulsing in my forehead but calmly Calmly I looked down at the Colonel and said F youMy first Kindle read too

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Looking for Alaska Read × PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Self destructive screwed up and utterly fascinating Alaska Young She is an event unto herself She pulls Pudge into her world launches him into the Great Perhaps and steals his heart Then After Nothing is ever the sam. yup this is not the right book to read for the first time at 23 years old in 2020 yup