The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Published April 4, 2017
- Author John Green
A beautiful piece of work this, highlighting what it is like to live with cancer in all its stages - terminal, in remission, and developing rapidly. The story follows Hazel as she finds friends at a Support Group and develops relationships that ebb and flow and change as the story goes on.
It’s a tragic piece, terribly sad in places, but equally full of hope - cancer is such a common disease now that these sort of stories and feelings will affect many people in their lifetime. Knowing that life can go on, however painful it may be, is a good thing, a strong feeling.
It really made me think, this one, and now I desperately want to see the film adaptation and see how it works on screen as well.