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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

1999 . Young Adult, Fiction, Romance . Stephen Chbosky

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Everyone

About the book

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standing on the fringes of life... offers a unique perspective. But there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor. This haunting novel about the dilemma of passivity vs. passion marks the stunning debut of a provocative new voice in contemporary fiction: The Perks of Being A WALLFLOWER This is the story of what it's like to grow up in high school. More intimate than a diary, Charlie's letters are singular and unique, hilarious and devastating. We may not know where he lives. We may not know to whom he is writing. All we know is the world he shares. Caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it puts him on a strange course through uncharted territory. The world of first dates and mixed tapes, family dramas and new friends. The world of sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, when all one requires is that the perfect song on that perfect drive to feel infinite. Through Charlie, Stephen Chbosky has created a deeply affecting coming-of-age story, a powerful novel that will spirit you back to those wild and poignant roller coaster days known as growing up. (back cover)

Year:

1999

Language:

English

Publisher:

MTV Books/Pocket Books

Pages:

213

Reviews

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TabbyLea Fallon

1 week ago

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The Film was great!!..Xx

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Danny Farrington

4 months ago

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Probably one of my favourite books. Although relatively short, it tells the heartbreaking story of Charlie, somewhat of an outcast taken into a group of misfits. Read this book, then watch the movie.

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Nanna Schmidt

8 months ago

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Virkelig god, tankevækkende og overraskende!

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Cecilie Kaas Sørensen

10 months ago

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The Perks Of Being A Wallflower is a book I always return to - it is a book that can chance your vide of other people and understand them a little better.

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Julia T

1 week ago

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