Mr. Green, you make Authors and Directors jealous. You are quite the power player!
The Fault in Our Stars – Novel by John Green
Green’s most popular novel, The Fault in Our Stars, is famous for a reason. Personally, I’ve found it difficult to identify books about cancer that aren’t just about cancer. While the subject of this particular illness (or any for that matter) is hard on many, and most fiction written about the topic triggers an endless supply of tears, I really feel that just because a novel is heartbreaking doesn’t mean it is good. At the risk of sounding insensitive, I am in no way trivializing something that hits so close to home. However, when it comes to fictionalizing these very sad stories it becomes hard to disassociate heartbreak from what is actually well written and enlightening.
That aside, The Fault in Our Stars breaks boundaries in terms of being profound and John Green, as in all of his novels, is…
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