The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Paperback)
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Paperback)

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 02/02/2009
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a deeply affecting coming-of-age story that will spirit you back to those wild and poignant roller-coaster days known as growing up. Now a major motion picture starring Emma Watson and Logan Lerman. Charlie is a freshman. And while he's not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his years yet socially awkward, he is a wallflower, caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it. Charlie is attempting to navigate his way through uncharted territory: the world of first dates and mix-tapes, family dramas and new friends; the world of sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, when all one requires is that perfect song on that perfect drive to feel infinite. But Charlie can't stay on the sideline forever. 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.

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
ISBN: 9781847394071

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“A good book”

I read this book after hearing good reviews about the novel and the film. It was an interesting read, and the format of the narrative allowed the reader to try and gain an insight into Charlie's thought... More

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15th July 2014
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“Good Coming-Of-Age Read.”

It took me forever to finally get around to reading this book and I can honestly say I’m not sure where I stand on it. I think the hype that surrounds it had me expecting more than what I was given. That isn’t to say... More

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3rd February 2014
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“Great book!”

I really really like this book! You totally fall for Charlie and feel for him in his struggle to deal with his past as well as the roller coaster of being a teenage boy. There are a lot of books out there with similar... More

Paperback edition
27th April 2013
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