Me and earl and the dying girl book ending

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me and earl and the dying girl book ending

Book vs Movie: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

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Book Review - Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

The novel was released in hardcover by Amulet Books on March 1, , and in paperback on May 7, Greg Gaines is a senior at Benson High School. A social loner, he navigates high school life by gaining everyone's acquaintance but staying clear of any particular clique.

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Hello Everyone! I loved this book! All of the love, hysterics and depth that is in the book is in the movie, and for those who do not wish to read the rest of this article with spoilers, the book is a identical to the movie except for the end. Personally, I actually find myself liking the end of the movie rather than the book. The novel is very choice.

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Book vs Movie: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

This book is where Greg documents what happened to him during his senior year when his mother forces him to socialise with his sort-of ex-girlfriend Rachel, who has just been diagnosed with leukaemia. There was no soppy professing of undying love or magical journeys; it was just teenagers being teenagers in hard circumstances. One thing I loved about Me and Earl was the way it completely refused to live up to stereotypes. Whereas most books, especially YA, about similar circumstances would have made it melodramatic and cringe worthy, Andrews seemed to underplay everything. As funny as this book is, it is also very, very sad. So although I laughed constantly throughout this book at the end I cried floods of tears.

I mean, the depressing truth about what happens in the story is right there in the title. So since I liked the movie so much I decided to read the book. I found them infinitely more interesting in the movie, probably because they took up like half the amount of time. One thing I really appreciated about the book was how honest Greg is. No hidden messages beyond that.


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