As Victor’s health deteriorates, days with him in their secluded house by the winter sea become more difficult. Hilary finds herself drawn to Gordon, who befriends the couple and makes a bid for her heart.
She ends up meeting another young man and has an affair with h ...more
Actually a quarter. ...more
Para empezar, la peli cuenta las cosas de manera cronológica: cómo se conocen, se van enamorando, la enfermedad... pero en el libro Hillary y Víctor ya son pareja desde el principio y lo anterior se va viendo en breves flashbacks.
Y lo que para mí es más grave: los personajes no tienen nada que ver con los de la película. Mientras que Hillary en la peli es una chica fuerte y que no se deja ...more
Its a cliche and I find myself saying this all the time. I'm like a broken fucking record. But the relationship between the written word and the silver screen (ergo, Hollywood) is a long and much documented story that better people have written better things about but the one thing that irks me the most about fallin ...more
If you've seen the movie, you've already read this book, but hey.
Alas, this one is the exception to the rule. The movie is better than the book. :(
Dying young is about a young woman who cares for her dying man but she falls in love with another man. And as if that wasn’t enough, these 2 men become friends. I expected a tragic love story because the book is about a love triangle but in my opinion it is a psychological novel.The story is very detailed,but nevertheless I couldn’t feel empathy with the characters.I think the book would please more older people who have more life experience because for me it was hard to und ...more
I should have known that this wasn't going to be my kind of book, but for whatever reason I picked it up anyway.
The drama--with the yelling and breaking of things--reminded me of the cheesiest of the daily soap operas and not in the good this-is-so-corny-it's-funny ki ...more
But the good news is...I can count it in my Goodreads reading goal this year. Lol!
Though I though the movie and book were good, the movie was more uplifting. The movie was truly about living the time you have left. This was appropriately entitled Dying Young. Death should have been its own character.
Also, the other characters were more likeable in the movie.
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In addition to all things literary, I'm interested in neurodiversity, young inventors, and science. ...more