Brief Summary Of John Green´S The Fault In Our Stars

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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green is about, Hazel Grace Lancaster. She is a seventeen year old girl. However, she’s different than most seventeen year olds, she’s been battling terminal thyroid cancer, since she was twelve, and has mets in her lungs. They gave her a testing drug called Phalanxifor, and it cleared out the fluid in her lungs and cured her. She knows she’s just a time bomb and her cancer can come back, and this leaves her with what her doctor thinks is depression and also an oxygen tank. Therefore, she has to go to support group meetings in the “literal heart of Jesus” as the support group leader, Patrick, likes to point out a lot during every meeting. One day, Hazel goes ...view middle of the document...

Hazel and now Augustus are dying to meet Van Houten, so they email his assistant. Time goes by and she replies stating that Van Houten is glad they enjoyed the book so much and if they ever make it out to Amsterdam, he’d tell them how it ends.
During the short time Gus and Hazel have known each other they fall in love, they know they’re both broken, and oblivion is inevitable, but they still fall in love. No matter how hard Hazel tries to distance herself from Gus to avoid being a “grenade” his life, meaning some day she’s going to blow up and hurt him when she does, he loves her too much to let her go. Augustus Waters is a remarkable human being, he uses his one and only “wish” from having cancer, to take Hazel to Amsterdam. After careful consideration from Hazel’s parents and doctors, Hazel, Gus and Hazel’s mother, go to Amsterdam. Amsterdam is perfect, it’s gorgeous and romantic. Hazel and Augustus go to dinner together, tour Amsterdam and prepare to meet Van Houten. It’s a long messy story on why but, Van Houten is a drunk; a mean, angry, drunk. He let them fly all the way to Amsterdam, just to lie to them. He had never envisioned an ending for An Imperial Affliction, nor did he want to write a sequel, or make up answers to Hazel’s questions, despite their effort to get to him. This made Hazel upset and Gus angry, so Van Houten’s assistant Lidewij took Hazel and Gus to Anne Frank’s house, where Hazel and Augustus share their first kiss....

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