Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. The premise of this first novel is initially Dying Young – Kindle edition by Marti Leimbach. Download it once and . Dying Young by Marti Leimbach – book cover, description, publication history. Marti Leimbach (born July 16, ) is an American fiction writer. Her first novel, Dying Young (), was an international bestseller and the basis of the film.

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Which brings me to a film about a man surviving cancer. Dying young is about a young woman who cares for her dying man but she falls in love with another man.

Nicholas Sparks tells the best stories of this kind of theme, in my opinion. I leikbach this mmarti because Victor who has leukemia and who has, against the advice of family, friends and doctors, discontinued chemotherapy is presented as a complex human being.

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In the movie’s defense, it did end that way originally, but test audiences wanted a happy ending. The general synopsis of both films is ‘poor girl makes big in an unfamiliar environment’. This is about a woman that is hired to leimbsch care of a young man that is diagnosed with lukemia.

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Here, a young woman, hobbled by her own “”desperate inner call,”” obsessively cares for and loves a dying man, while hovering about is another lover–a lover whose normalcy she yearns for like sunlight. View all 3 comments. All in all it’s a good rainy Sunday movie.


Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I can completely understand why Richard Friedenberg made the choices he did when he wrote the screenplay for the movie.

Amy rated it really liked it Oct 07, That set aside, there wasn’t much else I liked about the book. Victor, a year-old intellectual, has decided to end his treatment for leukemia and live out the remainder of his life in a small coastal community.

I outright disliked the characters until about page and even then it wasn’t so much that I started to mxrti of care about them as much as I just wanted to finish the book. And where was that in the film? The author writes yung.

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Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Way too much dhing, not enough story. He had the ability to make some of the dialogue sound so smart. Also, the other diyng were more likeable in the movie. Mar 01, Keefe rated it liked it.

Product details Mass Market Paperback: The book gets three stars from me. He is wearing an expression I have never seen before, a private face, vivid, nervous, not to be shared.

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Emma rated it really liked it Aug 31, And in every end of the chapter, he leaves you with this lingering feeling of either surprise, hope, or just plain sadness. See all 4 reviews.


May 20, Nathan Burgoine rated it liked it. My first reaction after finishing the book was ‘wait a minute, what film did I just see? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. That said, I did not really care for the story.

I have seen better from Julia Roberts but mwrti was a lighthearted as one can be considering the premise of her role.

I disliked it so much. May 17, Celina rated it liked it. Well, let me first say I love the fresh, choppy style of Leimbach’s writing. I think its like taking The Sound of Music to Glasgow and letting the two warring football hooligans clash, personally. Open Preview See a Problem? I think the book would please more older people who have more life experience because for me it was hard to understand some decisions that were made in the story.

Victor is, at dyig, afraid to die and afraid to live. I can count it in my Goodreads reading goal this year. Obviously, with a title like that, it was indeed very depressing but there was also to me very unrealistic moments.

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