Did you like the ending? (Spoilers)

Discuss the April 2015 book of the month, "Paper Towns" by John Green.
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Re: Did you like the ending? (Spoilers)

Post by FilmStar » 11 May 2018, 09:27

I didn't like this one. I get it was trying to be realistic but in a way not so realistic. Where would she live by herself in that paper town? So she doesn't graduate high school? And she doesn't want a career or husband so what does she expect to do? Just read and think? Good luck with that. Q could do better.

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Post by alaska_friend » 01 Feb 2019, 16:37

I was incredibly disappointed with how it ended. Granted, it was very much JG's style where the boy and girl don't end up together and we are left wanting more but I felt like the end was just so sudden. Was he on a deadline that he couldn't give us something better? I don't think this was one of his better works. I did like the movie though, I felt like it was well done and gave us more emotion while also highlighting the supporting characters who I felt like deserved a bigger part in the book. I understand why they didn't but if they weren't a big part why did they go all that way to help find her? I don't know. I'm just confused why it felt like a rambling mystery with no real storyline...

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