Free summary and analysis of the events in John Green’s An Abundance of Katherines that won’t make you snore. We promise. The An Abundance of Katherines Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green – review. ‘The novel carries some very important messages about fitting in and about trying to see.

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That’s not like Pudge and Colonel’s emotional journey to find Alaska at all! Jan 20, Natalie Monroe rated it it was ok Shelves: And he likes math. View all 6 comments.

Think about your choices! It took me two months to finish it. Another thing I didn’t like was the way some of the characters were described. There was no character development or proper plot. A girl nmaed Katherine called while you were in the bathtub. He encounters all sorts of things on his travels, from feral satan hogs don’t ask to scrabble. The guys are just so likable! You don’t need to read the rest of the story.

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green – review

Things he never ecperienced before. You know the old saying: An Abundance of Katherines is a brilliant, quirky and fantastically, nerdy book that I highly recommend. I I fully understand that disliking a John Green book is tantamount to asking to be shot in the head, tarred-n-feathered, and thrown in a kathetines box over a cliff into a gorge of molten lava. For Your Family Log in Sign me up. To me this book was abundxnces bland.


He hopes to become a genius by having a ” eureka ” moment. View all comments. I guess I expected so much but got a mediocre, predictable read from an author who is labelled as abundancee of the best in YA. I didn’t connect with any of the characters. View all 13 comments. Adult Written by moviemadness April 9, And by “different animal” I mean “sort of annoying after a while”.

I baundances listening to this book as an audiobook really enhanced my experience while indulging in the story. I found the footnotes extremely distracting and utterly absurd and I hated the Math thing. View all 52 comments. My generation grew up with a different John who wrote characters like these. Colin goes, hoping to find his “eureka” moment. Unfortunately, it did not even come close.

I’m not seventeen so these messages are, well, I’m a little old for them. Besides him obsessing over the name Katherine, he’s annoying from start to finish of this book.

Well, I guess not really since he only really likes girls named Katherine. I might not have set myself up for failureā€¦ I hope that these kids carry this with them because I feel a kinship with them. He just wants to be normal.

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green – review | Children’s books | The Guardian

One of the greatest novels of the 20th century. Parents need to know that this quirky novel contains some mature content, such as swearing and references to sex, orgasms, and oral sex.


View all 5 comments. John Green Contemporary Fiction And so far, he’s been dumped by 19 of them. An Abundance of Katherines was abundacnes Michael L. And even fans may be disappointed by the flat-footed finale, in which Colin’s rather obvious and trite revelations and epiphanies are expounded at too-great length.

I haven’t finished AAoK. He understands teenagers, particularly those who are nerdy and socially awkward. Then she dumps you. Okay, maybe a abundancees but abundancws was more like snorting-in-mild-amusement tha 2. Contemporary Fiction Book type: Refresh and try again. When his best friend, Hassan, a genial if lazy lout, decides Colin needs a road trip, they soon wash up in Gutshot, Tennessee where they get a job recording oral histories from the town’s residents.

An Abundance of Katherines

He completely stole the show. In a blog post, Green wrote that the novel “needed to be written in third person, because it’s about a guy whose brain does not lend itself to narratives, and who struggles to tell stories in ways other people find interesting.

An Abundance of Katherines. He wasn’t a full developed character. Printz Winners and Honor Books”.