Dear John is an endemic and heartbreaker story, which has a fiction story based on nonfiction events. This is a love story written by Nicholas Sparks. “Dear john” the letter read. And with those two words, a heart was broken and two lives changed forever” This novel is about a man called John Tyree, a guy who has recently graduated from high school, and has the dream of having an own and magnificent life thus, he signs up for the army, but time later he realizes that his life is going nowhere. He becomes an infantry man and gets to do several tours in different countries that are having armed conflicts, like Iraq. But with such drama, where is the good touching loving of Nicholas Sparks? John gets to meet his true love long time after; in his hometown, Wilmington, North Carolina, by the beach, there she was…Savannah a charismatic and lovely girl…Johns dreamt girl. Yes, here appears the basic routine of flirting: hugs, dates, kisses, mutual attraction, and getting to meet each other. But all these turn into a huge love, a kind of love that makes Savannah decide to wait for John, while he is in Germany. Their love grows and strengthens through the distance by romantic and devote letters, and it’s only until this moment that they start falling in love. Events of 9/11 are devastating for their relationship, and unexpectedly John receives the “kiss-off letter” or the Dear John letter. Now it’s all about John’s dilemma: what would he choose? Love or his country? When he finally returns to Wilmington, John discovers that loving Savannah will force him to make the hardest decision of his life, along with a non expected end.
A story that has characters, places, names and some incidents that are product of the author’s imagination, but behind all these, hides a beautiful but not very realistic love story and a memorable, still a strong and historical event. Dear John is a great novel which is well written and narrated in a first person point of view. Is easy, quick,...
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