Rainbow Rowell's ELEANOR & PARK

“You never forget your first love…”
                                                                               Title: Eleanor & Park
Spanish title: Eleanor Y  Park
Author: Rainbow Rowell
Nº pages: 432
Editorial: Alfaguara
Approximately price:14,73€
ISBN: 9788420415703

Setting: 80´s

Eleanor...  Red hair, wrong clothes.  Standing behind him until he turns his head.  Lying beside him until he wakes up. Making everyone else seem drabber and flatter and never good enough... Eleanor.

Park... He knows she'll love a song before he plays it for her. He laughs at her jokes before she ever gets to the punch line. There's a place on his chest, just below his throat, that makes her want to keep promises... Park.
Rainbow Rowell transports us to 1986 on a high school bus on Omaha, but Eleanor & Park could have also been set in the 1990s or 2000s.Eleanor first meets Park when she is forced to sit next to him-and he begrudgingly lets her- on the way to school. They barely look at, neither speak, to each other so their love story begins in silence as Park loans Eleanor the comic books that he brings with him every day, then the mix tapes and later comes the eventual conversation.
Set over the course of one school year, this is the story of two star-crossed sixteen-year-olds—smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try.

“Bono met his wife in high school," Park says.
"So did Jerry Lee Lewis," Eleanor answers.
"I’m not kidding," he says.
"You should be," she says, "we’re sixteen."
"What about Romeo and Juliet?"
"Shallow, confused," then  dead.
"I love you, Park says.
"Wherefore art thou," Eleanor answers.
"I’m not kidding," he says.
"You should be.” 

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