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The Fault in Our Stars
The Fault in Our Stars
Author : John Green
Publisher : NA
Language : English
ISBN No. :
Availability : InCirculation
No Of Pages : 316
Description:
The Fault In Our Stars is inspired by the author’s experiences while working with children suffering from life threatening diseases in a hospital. It is a witty, thrilling and heartbreaking story of a sixteen year old girl, Hazel, who is a cancer patient, and is forced by her parents to attend the Cancer Kid Support Group. Through her friend Isaac, she encounters Augustus Waters, an amputee and ex-basketball player. After the support group ends, Augustus suggests that they watch a movie at his house. There, they talk a lot and he gets to know of her favourite novel, An Imperial Affliction.

After reading it, he too gets as obsessed with it as Hazel is. They begin to spend a lot of time together and soon fall in love. Augustus decides to use his wish from ‘The Genies’, a fictionalized version of the Make a Wish Foundation, to fly Hazel and himself to Amsterdam to meet the author of the book, Peter van Houten. What happens next is a funny yet touching tale of two young lovers, fighting a life threatening disease against all odds. It promises to touch the heart of the readers and show them the true meaning of being alive and in love.

The Fault In Our Stars was a number one bestseller as per The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. It has been translated into numerous languages such as German, French, Chinese, Dutch and Portuguese. A film based on the book is slated for release in 2014 by Fox 2000, a division of 20th Century Fox. It is going to be directed by Josh Boone and will star Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort.
 
Customer Reviews:The Fault in Our Stars
a love story never ends
By Anushka Khunte, 12/29/2015 2:51:44 AM
A 16 year old girl, Hazel suffering from cancer goes to cancer support kid group due to pressure of her parents. There she meets 18 year old boy, Augustus Waters and he insists upon her to see movie at his home. They comes to know about their diseases slowly and gradually. They talk a lot there and comes to know about hazel's favorite book 'An Imperial Affliction' written by 'Peter Van Houten' about cancer. Augustus gets ready to read this book but instead he tells hazel to read his book about a video game named 'Counter insurgence'. Augustus reads this book and finds really amazing. They decide to meet Peter Van Houten in Amsterdam. There is a funny incident happens there and slowly and gradually Hazel and Augustus Fall in love with each other. There love story happens and they come back to their home land. Augustus too suffered from cancer and died eight days later of his pre-funeral preparation. Peter Van Houten finally explained the ending of his book about his daughter who suffering from the same disease as Anna suffered in his book. He gave a letter to hazel which was written by Augustus expressing his deep love to hazel. This lovely book talked simply about how a person still remains alive in his love's heart forever and ever.
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