Sparks took inspiration from the real-life story of his cousin Todd Vance who served in the U.
Seriously how many times do we have to hear about the same scenes?!?! Ok so I didn't hate it, but really it was a bit of an overload. I had it coming though, I mean what did I expect by picking up a Nicholas Sparks novel? Sparks is a popular author for a reason.
His writing draws you in but not forcefully. The words gently tug you along and before you know it you have to finish the book. I will give him props for that because I'm not one of those people who has to see a book to the end, if it's not holding my interest I chuck it.
After I finished reading I literally was exhausted.
It's like Sparks was sitting at his computer and thought about all the ways to make it romantically tragic. I can just see him now, "Aha! That will definitely be a tear jerker, I'm a genius! I cannot say that enough. Don't get me wrong there a scenes where you are like that was good, but he tries to stick in too many.
He is a master puppeteer when it comes to pulling your heart strings, basically merciless this guy. The premise was interesting because I grew up as a military kid and I wanted see the perspective of a soldier without children. John is good in the beginning but then he changes pretty dramatically.
In the first half of the book he keeps saying and my love grew stronger at least 4 or 5 times. Really John how much stronger can it get?
There was this thing that really bothered me. He kept saying base but in the Army they call it a post, the Air Force calls military installations bases.
The terms are of course are interchangeable and people use them both, but for the time John is in the Army he would have known that. I would have rather read a story focused on John's relationship with his father and have Savannah as a side note.
That would have been better. Kind of a let down and don't even feel like watching the movie anymore. Basically I'm saying to pick up something else if you are not into sappy, sad, melodramatic stories.― Nicholas Sparks, Dear John. tags: covenant, moonlight, yearning.
likes. Like “Part of me aches at the thought of her being so close yet so untouchable, but her story and mine are different now. It wasn't easy for me to accept this simple truth, because there was a time when our stories were the same, but that was six years and two.
Feb 05, · Watch video · The character of Alan was inspired by writer Nicholas Sparks' son, who is afflicted with Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism.
See more» Goofs Where John fire his weapon at a terrorist, the view of his weapon changes from a M4 to a MB and back to an M4. I had great expectations with "Dear John", based on the previous works of the /10(K). Nicholas Sparks is known for writing love stories, Dear John being one of the.
It was an extraordinary boo, I would recommend this book to those who find it fascinating reading about young romance. Dear John is full of suspence, romance, tragedy and full of situations that happen on a daily bases/5(K). Dear John by Nicholas Sparks is one of those books I've developed a love/hate relationship with.
I love, love, love the first part of the book, and I immediately fell for the main character, John Tyree.4/5. Dear John is a American romantic drama-war film starring Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum.
It was made by Screen Gems and was released theatrically in North America on February 5, The film was directed by Lasse Hallström, and it is an adaptation of Nicholas Sparks ' novel of the same name.
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 .