American great bestseller and classic coming-of-age novel named, A Separate Peace Audiobook was written by John Knowles and was published in 1959. It is the Knowles’s best-known work. The theme which is followed in this book is about patriotism, morality, and loss of innocence.
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A Separate Peace is set at a boarding school in Devon in New Hampshire. The novel tells the story which is surrounded by the secondary story i.e. story within the story. The main character of the novel is Gene Forrester, who came back to Devon as an adult. He perambulated the campus to find remarkable landmarks and also thinking about the events or incidents that had happened fifteen years earlier. The major portion of the novel tells the story about the flashback from fifteen years earlier.
A Separate Peace Audiobook is a popular novel written by John Knowles. The book was originally published in 1959 by Harvill Secker. It falls under the genre of Novel, Literary Realism, Young Fiction, Historical Fiction. It has a rating of 3.6 Star Rating on GoodReads.
While walking through the campus Gene remembers his experiences at Devon during World War II. He also thinks of his roommate and his only companion Phineas. Gene calls him with the nickname Finny. He is the best athlete in the school. Finny is best in jumping high limb of the tree into the river but Gene is frightened and can’t get over his fear. Finny’s status of being the best athlete inspires Gene to become the best student in school. Gene restricts himself to studies seriously but Finny pressures him to join activities especially the Suicide Society.
As a result, Gene can’t pay attention to his studies and fails a math test. Gene felt that Finny is trying to wreck his studying capability. Because of these insecurities that Gene is having with Finny their friendship was not like before. Later in the novel, Gene insists Finny that whatever he did is without hatred. Finny accepts his explanation. In the end, Finny dies, Gene accepts the news without having emotions and he feels if he has died too. Later after the War, Gene understands that his true enemy was the narrow spiteful self that develops jealousy factor in him.
About Author (John Knowles):
John Knowles was born on September 16, 1926, and was an American novelist, who is best known for his novel A Separate Peace. In this novel, he discussed the friendship of two young men, during World War II.
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