Along with it, Sparks also introduced the Alzheimer’s disease making it a perfect story of heartbreak, love, and tragedy all combined together to make you laugh and cry at the right places.
However, the way he writes really takes away from the story.
They fell in love at first sight and became inseparable until her family moved away.
For the next two years, Noah wrote to Allie regularly but never received a reply.
The story focuses too much on only Noah and Allie and at places, you wish there was something better with it, like an evil villain or a side character. The story also sort of romanticizes cheating when Allie is already engaged, to a man who is good to her and respects her, but still, spends a romantic weekend with another man and doesn’t feel as guilty as she should.
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The Notebook which was published in 1996 by American novelist Nicholas Sparks was his first book which went on to become such a huge hit that it instantly shot Sparks to fame, ensuring that every other book he writes would be a better love story, if not as good.
A movie was made based on the book in 2004 starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel Mc Adams.
She loves her fiancé, but knows there is something missing in their relationship, the passion that she has only shared with one man.
Three weeks before her wedding, Allie sees a picture of Noah in the local paper and knows she must see him one more time before getting married.