The Fault in Our Stars: Book Review

The Fault in Our Stars By John Green

First Published: 10 January 2012

Genre: Fiction, Romance

Publisher: Dutton Books

Plot Synopsis:

The Fault in Our Stars is a story about Hazel Grace, a girl suffering from thyroid cancer. At a very tender age of thirteen, her health problem was diagnosed. Now that she is sixteen and her mom assumes that she has no social life and is depressed. So, after a lot of persistence, she convinced her to join a weekly Support Group.

The Support Group sat in the basement of the church, where all the young cancer survivors gathered. So, Hazel met Augustus here in the heart of the church. They connected and instantly liked each other.

Augustus was seventeen and had Osteosarcoma a year ago. In no time, Hazel’s life was completely changed as she met Augustus. Also, her perspective towards life too changed. They started understanding each other and sharing more often conversations.

Hazel suggested Augustus to read her favorite book An Imperial Affliction, which she read a million times. Also, wanted to check his feelings and opinion about the book. As recommended by Hazel, Augustus also read the book and kind of liked it too.

Hazel was crazy about the book and the author. One fine day she receives a mail from the author inviting her to meet him in Amsterdam.

Thereafter, Augustus led her to Amsterdam. So eventually, Hazel met her favorite author, Peter Van Houten. Augustus and Hazel fell in love. They enjoyed life despite the fear of death.

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The Fault in Our Stars: Book Review

A beautiful love story, with a fact of the heartbreaking and tragic ending, the plot, the heart-wrenching quotes, everything makes it imperative for all the readers to get hold of this book.

The Fault in Our Stars will make you laugh and cry at the same time. A story about love, friendship, and a bond beyond life.

About The Author:

John Green is a spectacular author. Also known for his other bestselling novels like Looking for Alaska, Turtles All the Way Down, Paper Towns, Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances, and more.

Movie Adaptation Of The Novel:

This book now has two of his versions of movies made. The first movie named The Fault in Our Stars was released in 2014. Starring Shailene Diann Woodley (Hazel), Ansel Elgort (Augustus).

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Later in the year 2020 movie named Dil Bechara was released, starring Sushant Singh Rajput (Manny), Sanjana Sanghi(Kizie).

Both movies were appreciated and witness the overwhelming response of the audience. The movie Dil Bechara was released on Hotstar amid the pandemic, after the death of Sushant Singh Rajput.

Quotes From The Book:

“Some infinities are bigger than other infinities.”

“My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.”

“As he read, I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.”

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Rating: 4/5

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