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The Orange Girl by Jostein Gaarder
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The Orange Girl (2003)

by Jostein Gaarder

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Apesar de na altura de quando o terminei não ter escrito nada, não significou que não gostei deste livro. Gostei e bastante!

É uma carta de um pai que sabe que vai morrer ao seu filho, que irá ser grande um dia, mas sem o conhecer.

O filho através dessa mesma carta acaba por conhecer o seu pai, redescobrir a sua família e olhar para a sua vida com outra perspectiva.

Um livro excelente a oferecer a um adolescente mas, claro está, uma excelente leitura para qualquer adulto.

História leve e bem escrita! ( )
  Telma_tx | Jul 30, 2018 |
Heartbreakingly lovely. ( )
  majesdane | Aug 8, 2017 |
Like other Jostein Gaarder books, this one is heavy on philosophy. However, the story is so compelling that you don't even realize that questions of after-life, what-ifs, terminal diseases and moving on after grief are fully addressed.

Georg is fully likable, and a very fleshed-out teenager. His family is supportive and nurturing, while giving him the space he needs to read this letter 11 years after it was written. What follows is a thoughtful, emotional and ultimately tragic story that buds with new life at the end.

Recommended.
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  CarmenMilligan | Jan 18, 2016 |
a quick read, when you have nothing to do for a day ( )
  klburnside | Aug 11, 2015 |
Apesar de na altura de quando o terminei não ter escrito nada, não significou que não gostei deste livro. Gostei e bastante!

É uma carta de um pai que sabe que vai morrer ao seu filho, que irá ser grande um dia, mas sem o conhecer.

O filho através dessa mesma carta acaba por conhecer o seu pai, redescobrir a sua família e olhar para a sua vida com outra perspectiva.

Um livro excelente a oferecer a um adolescente mas, claro está, uma excelente leitura para qualquer adulto.

História leve e bem escrita! ( )
  tchetcha | Jan 15, 2015 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0753819929, Paperback)

At fifteen, Georg comes upon a letter written to him by his dying father, to be read when he comes of age. Their two voices make a fascinating dialogue as Georg comes to know the father he can barely remember, then is challenged by him to answer some profound questions. The central mystery of The Orange Girl is the story of an elusive young woman for whom Georg’s father searches in Oslo and Seville—and whom Georg finally realizes is his mother. This is a thought-provoking fairy-tale romance imbued with a sense of awe and wonder. Jostein Gaarder is the author of Sophie's World, a huge bestseller in over 40 countries.

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At 15, Georg comes upon a letter written to him by his dying father, to be read when he is old enough. Their two voices make a fascinating dialogue as Georg gets to know the father he can barely remember and is challenged by him to answer some profound questions.… (more)

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