Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. The premise of this first novel is initially Dying Young – Kindle edition by Marti Leimbach. Download it once and . Dying Young by Marti Leimbach – book cover, description, publication history. Marti Leimbach (born July 16, ) is an American fiction writer. Her first novel, Dying Young (), was an international bestseller and the basis of the film.

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How do you break somebody’s heart when they’re already dying? That said, I did not really care for the story. May 17, Celina rated it liked it. 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 I didn’t just want to write about a book today.

I mean, how selfish can Hilary be? Would you like to tell us about a lower price? First, the characters are awful. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Add cancer card where applicable. All leimbbach all it’s a good rainy Sunday movie. This is about a woman that is hired to take care of a young man that is diagnosed with lukemia. Sep 27, Tree rated it liked it. Dispatched from the UK in 4 business days When will my order arrive? While caring for Victor, a brilliant and witty young man who is dying of leukemia, Hilary falls in love with her patient, leimbacj her unexpected love for Gordon fills her with guilt.


Way too much description, not enough story. Please provide leumbach email address.

My first reaction after finishing the book was ‘wait a minute, what film did I just see? Its like hey, you remember yount cool chick you liked who was a whore and colored her boots in with black marker pen? I wasn’t a fan. Take on both book and film and weave in your own opinion. I am so happy I am finally done with this book This story should have been made into a series to allow better development of each character.

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I am indifferent about how I feel about this one. Feb 22, Sophie rated it it was ok. The choppy style and scenes kind of happening in short bursts moved the story along quickly. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Nov 24, Susan rated it liked it.

It would have been so much better if Leimbach had at least written in third-person, so the reader could get a sense of each individual character. Nicholas Sparks tells the best stories of this kind of theme, in my opinion. In the movie’s defense, it did end that way originally, but test audiences wanted a happy ending.

Who does she really love, care for? I find the character of Victor, the young man stricken with lukemia, wonderfully three-dimensional and all in all very impressive.

He is very human. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. The three main characters were horrible people, all tremendously selfish, much like everyone else in the book.

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I outright disliked the characters until about page and even then it wasn’t so much that I started to like of care about them as much as I just wanted to finish the book. Apr 12, Amanda Garland rated it did not like it. The movie is better than the book. Victor is, at once, afraid to die and afraid to live. For instance victor’s father’s character was made to be irrelevant. But I don’t agree with that at all and would describe it as something liken to gutting a prime sturgeon for its caviar.


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I have seen better from Julia Roberts but she was a lighthearted as one can be considering the premise of her role. Which brings me to a film about a man surviving cancer.

I didn’t just want to write about a book today. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. He had the ability to make some of the dialogue sound so smart. I liked this book because Victor who has leukemia and who has, against the advice of family, friends and doctors, discontinued chemotherapy martl presented as a complex human being. This young author’s first novel–celebrated pre-pub with a mega-advance and a film sale–offers the old-timey, sure-fire fascination of a fevered love story in which one partner is dying, and dying with flair.

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