The author of the famous book (later turned into movie) 'The Fault in Our Stars' is releasing a new book this October, after six year's since his last full length novel.
The book titled 'Turtles All The Way Down' is scheduled to release on the 10th of October. Speaking about his upcoming novel, John Green said: "I've been working on Turtles All the Way Down for years, and I’m so excited to share it with readers this October."
The book revolves around Aza Holmes - a sixteen year old and her fearless friend Daisy, searching for clues regarding the disappearance of a fugitive billionaire. It will be about lifelong friendship, an unexpected reunion, a bit of Star Wars fan fiction. She struggles with mental illness throughout the novel, to which John has said that "this is my first attempt to write directly about the kind of mental illness that has affected my life since childhood, so while the story is fictional, it is also quite personal."
There has been a lot of discussions around the internet regarding the title of the book. What does Turtles All the Way Down actually mean? Apparently, it has been reported that the title is "a philosophical joke that says the world is flat and we're all just on a giant turtle."
No wonder. John Green does have a good way of using metaphors (as we've all learned from The Fault in Our Stars).
“The great thing about figurative language and symbols and the like in novels is that you don’t have to be conscious of them for them to work." said John Green (regarding metaphors of course!).
Such a long gap in releasing a book is not unusual for John, as his latest novel that became a great hit took ten years to write. It is quite certain that the novel will be just as good, with added bonus of personal inspiration bringing a whole new meaning to the story.
Are you going to get your hands on the book when it comes out in October 10th?