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Wednesday, 16 June 2010

Dear John By Nicholas Sparks






Mamarazzi finished this book within 24 hours. Is it good? It depends on individual taste la.



After reading the story, Mamarazzi kept harping what a stupid John. Haiizz..

At the beginning it was like love at first sight. Undying love. The heroine, Savannah seems to be the perfect girl. Caring, lovable and saint like.

Savannah have been very patient waiting for John when he was in the Army. She had every right to resent it when he went and re-enlisted for another tour. There was this part where she felt so lost when he left for the Army. How she could barely function in life.

As expected she dumped him in the end and married her next door neighbour who hold a torch for her since donkey years. The perfect guy, Tim.



Adoi....as if a dose of heart break is not enough. He went back for more. After his dad death he was somehow loss and thought wanna see Savannah again.

They met at her ranch. There he discovered her husband is hospitalised and is dying. She told him she love her husband. It was like a spear piercing his heart.

One night they were having dinner and spilled wine on their clothes. Savannah went to chance. John went to the bathroom to clean up and inadvertently saw her partly naked. She noticed him and she slowly turned around to show him what she got.

It was touch and go but the moment was interrupted by her husband's brother, Alan, who is Autistic. She went and comfort the brother-in-law. She told Alan, that she love Tim as much as he does. *Pengsan* just a moment before she was prepared to got to bed with John, and now she said she loves Tim.

Then this John got all soapy. Went and sell of his father's collection of coins and donated the money anonymously to Savannah for Tim medical expenses.

Some will definitely curse Mamarazzi for being so heartless as this book is supposed to about true love and self sacrifice ...but to Mamarazzi, Savannah seems to be a selfish lady. Waiting to have her cake in both hands and eat it.

A bad book? Nope..It's a good book. Coz the author managed to draw out Mamarazzi's anger. Maybe that was not his attention, but that was what he managed to do la..isk isk isk this Savannah.

40 comments:

  1. Wa lah, new book again....smallkucing have to eat fried rice liao!

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  2. Love story sure a lot of drama one..hehe. Wow..you finished the book within a day..geng lah.

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  3. hhaaha. got you angry instead.
    i probably would go, chehhhh why like dat wan? savannah sounds like got no backbone. need to drink more pork rib soup. :P

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  4. Mummy Gwen

    Rather easy read la this book.Sap sap sui

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  5. Pete

    Smallkucing eat Bak Chang :p

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  6. Tuti

    In the begining she was potray like a saint lor. Understanding and all. But the ending..rather misleading la. Coz of she truly nuts about her hubby she wouldnt have been tempted by her ex's appearance right?

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  7. waaaaa within 24 hrs??? GENG!!!!! hahahah

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  8. They saw the movie...said the book is nicer. I haven't seen both.

    P.S. Fried rice, Pete? Try mine... See my post today. Hehehehehehe!!!

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  9. eh..so sad one? then maybe i can bypass this? hehhe..yeah,, sometimes reading this type of book makes us mang chang.. hahaha... we want it kau thim fast.. but the author think otherwise..:0

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  10. Manglish

    The book was very thin only

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  11. Claire

    Ya lor "tor tor lai lai" isk ...

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  12. STP

    Dont know why. But most of the books converted to movie seems to be not that good. Could be they edited some parts.

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  13. Myself, I cannot read this type of 'toh toh lai lai' love story cos I will become very 'mang chang'.

    but I for sure cannot finished reading one book in 24 hours loh. really salute you, bookworm.

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  14. Good author? I wanted to get another book of his the last tme I went to BookXcess....

    But yeah....guess if the author can draw out an emotion, the story line must be right.

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  15. hrm...i wanna get this book the next time i go KL...but from my point of view it shows that everyone has their own weaknesses...and due to circumstances one might resulted doing something unexpectedly.

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  16. you learnt speed reading before ka,,, so fast one,, how many pages in that book, for me i will go slow reading, i love it that way, even if i get very excited, i hold my horses one you know,,,

    practise delay gratification ma,hhahahakkekekeke

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  17. u went to the bookxcess shop to buy is it...i remember the price tag...many cheap children books there...

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  18. Moral of the story: Do not go enlist army before breaking up with girlfriends. Coz they WILL never wait for u.

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  19. 24 hours! wow. but ya lor... why like that one?

    sometimes we just want to get the best out of life. like having buffet dinner, a little bit of everything, in the end we regret eating that much. fat liao!

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  20. hehe... im kinda angry with savannah, must go catch the movie tonite

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  21. Ohmygod, where can you get Dear John at RM17.90???????? :O bookfair?

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  22. Jenny

    Very thin book only la :D

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  23. Angel Bear

    BX have his other titles also.

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  24. Ann

    His famous book is "The Notebook" a very good book. Thus can be said that his is a good author la

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  25. Eugene

    alamak..the way you describe is like....hahahaha

    Ya should take time to enjoy the book. But am rather impatient. Some times I get so curious that I flipped to the last page first kekeke

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  26. Vialentino

    Yes, bought from BookXcess.

    Hey I just received their newsletter that their newshipment have arrived. Maybe if free will go and look see.

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  27. Gus

    fat...gimme some. Doctor said am underweight

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  28. Irene

    LOL thanks for intro me to this book :D

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  29. Ravishing peacock

    Very thin book only

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  30. Hui Min

    I got it from Bookxcess at Amcopr Mall. You can checkout their website at www.bookxcess.com

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  31. Hi SK, love your cute guy.
    You sure gobble up books like no tomorrow, ha ha.
    Have fun and keep well, Lee.

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  32. Uncle Lee

    Yup...Mamarazzi is passionate about books :D

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  33. Yalor... Savannah so tamak one. No mind of her own, cannot decide which man she wants *scoff*.

    wah, mamarazzi, you can start an online store selling your books liao...

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  34. Boey Joey

    Different people read will have different impression lor

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  35. Ya, I agree with you, that Savannah is a selfish girl who still wants to hang on to two guys at the same time and that's not very fair to either one of them!

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