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An Abundance of Katherines is a brilliant, quirky and fantastically, nerdy book that I highly recommend. I found it a katgerines of a let-down after The Fault in our Stars, and so moved on to other things.

Then, I came across An Abundance of Katherines at my local library. This katherinees was so good that I finished it in less than a day. An Abundance of Katherines follows Colin Singleton, a prodigy with an obsession for anagramming. Colin has a very specific type when it comes to the opposite sex: And so far, he’s been dumped by 19 of them.

We follow Colin as he ventures into the unknown on a road trip with his best friend, Hassan. He encounters all sorts of things on his travels, from feral satan hogs don’t abhndances to scrabble.

An Abundance of Katherines

I loved the plot of this book. But, in this book, it really works. A road trip is perfect for Colin, as the ever-changing, exciting and foreign atmosphere is just like him.


As the scenery changes, Colin changes as a person.

I couldn’t help but see a deeper meaning in this story. On the surface, it is the tale of a prodigy on a road trip, but there is so much more than that.

An Abundance of Katherines Book — John Green

The novel carries some very important messages about fitting in and about trying to see logic in everything. In the hands of some authors, this would become a cheesy parable. Luckily, Green is skilled enough to make it sincere.

abuncances He understands teenagers, particularly those who are nerdy and socially awkward. This gives the book a friendlier tone, which is great. This is a complicated idea that Colin comes up with, and it’s basically a graph that can supposedly predict when and how two people will break up.

Personally, I found the idea that love can be graphed really interesting, but it might bore some readers. Luckily, you don’t need to understand the maths to enjoy the plot.

The theorem is really just a vehicle to show how Colin is a abundsnces, and to help him reach his final conclusion that “The future is unpredictable. Colin, our protagonist, is quirky, nerdy and interesting.

An Abundance of Katherines by John Green – review

His random facts and awkward persona give the book its uniqueness and nerd power. Hassan, Colin’s best friend, provides most of the book’s comic relief.


His sense of kaatherines is unusual and often self-deprecating, which helps to highlight elements of Colin’s character that we would otherwise not see. Fortunately, Hassan’s character is also ultimately significant, giving him a larger role than your average “funny friend” character. Lastly, we have Lindsey Lee Wells.

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Her character is unpredictable and relatable, and most of the important revelations and hidden messages come from her. Her character also develops a lot throughout the novel, as more about her and her past is revealed.

To conclude, An Abundance of Katherines is a fantastically nerdy coming-of-age road trip that I would recommend to John Green fans and self-proclaimed nerds everywhere, as well as anyone who needs some good life advice.

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