One of his favorite poets is Walt Whitman, author of Leaves of Grass. These factors made people feel comfortable about recommending it to others. How much of The Notebook was true? Parts were true; parts were made-up to benefit the story.
It is, after all, a novel, not a memoir. I think The Notebook tapped into that feeling. I live in a small southern town, and life there is different than in a big city.
Noah was not dreaming. After Allie moved back to Raleigh, Noah sent her letters, one each month. The epistolary form has been around for centuries, of course. In the end, any book that sells well needs to have this sort of support from readers.
Many people perceive it in their own lives, but doubt if other people do. It seems that most people feel that the school their child goes to is wonderful, but elsewhere, schools are terrible. Though Noah lives alone and states that he has never been married, he does confess that he once was in love.
However, the difference lies in their perspectives. Nowadays, we all seem to have less time to read and The Notebook probably owes much of its success to the fact that people could finish it in one or two sittings. But if most people feel that way, then it becomes a logical impossibility.
It was the summer ofand Allie was two years younger than Noah. He lives alone, except for his dog Clementine.
For example, a friend of mine got hurt recently. Why did you choose that setting rather than, say, a big city like New York?
Letter writing plays such a big part in The Notebook. On one particular night, Gus tells Noah that he senses Noah is haunted by ghosts. But then World War II came, and As people made this connection, the book became a so-called word-of-mouth success, with those who enjoyed it recommending it to others.
How do you account for the success of the novel?
The book details the lives of very old, as well as very young, people. That was a great experience. No charge, by the way. And Allie reciprocated his affections. And he is always cold and very much feels his age. Book FAQs What is the inspiration for this book?
Often, Noah spends his evenings sitting in a rocking chair, reading poetry. He makes it known that there is a special person living there, a woman who is often heard crying.
The ending is what it is. He also reads to her, but what he reads comes from a journal that he has kept, one that will be revealed to the readers in the following chapter. How did someone as young as you when you wrote the book acquire the insight to write about the experience of being old in such a moving way?
How has the success of The Notebook affected your life? Is there something about letter writing that intrigues you? In Chapter 2, the story flashes back towhen Noah was thirty-one. But at the end of the summer, Allie had to return to Raleigh with her parents.
And that love has indeed haunted his life.
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You. Nicholas Sparks's novel The Notebook () was on the New York Times best-seller list for fifty-six weeks. Although many reviewers panned the book, calling it. “You can't live your life for other people.
You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.” ― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook. The official website of Nicholas Sparks, American novelist, screenwriter and producer. He has seventeen published novels as of September plus one non-fiction.
Eight have been adapted to films, including: Message in a Bottle, A Walk to Remember, The Notebook, Nights in Rodanthe, Dear John, The Last Song, The Lucky One, Safe. Nicholas Sparks This novel is dedicated to Miles, Ryan, Landon, Lexie, and Savannah Lynn Harris and Mark Johnson, responsible for The Notebook, are, and always will be, my Is love at first sight truly possible?
Sitting in his living room, he turned the question over in his mind for what seemed to be the. The Notebook is an intensely romantic book—a novel about the everlasting power of “true love.” Do you believe that this kind of love exists in real life? Yes, absolutely.Download