It is a gorgeous book. The format, an epistolary novel with each letter addressed to "Dear Friend," draws you in, and keeps you wondering to whom these heart-wrenching and powerfully honest disclosures are being made. The main character, Charlie, is so relatable because, even though everyone is not a wallflower, everyone has experienced, like Charlie, horrific moments of loneliness and joyous moments of feeling connected to others--feeling "infinite."
I don't listen to a lot of books on CD but this one worked wonderfully because of its letter format. It made perfect sense to be narrated in one voice and I thought the young actor reading the book did an excellent job.
This is one of those books I'm just going to tell you to read--or listen to. And please don't wait as long as I did.
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