Pelo Tumblr circulam imensas publicações referentes à nova série da Netflix, 13 Reasons Why.
Vi tão boas reviews e tanta gente a falar disso que decidi pesquisar sobre a série e descobri que é baseada num livro, daí ter decidido pegar no livro antes de ver a série.
Eu não tenho escrito muitas opiniões a livros por aqui nos últimos tempos, exceptuando aquelas que escrevo para a Blogazine, mas tenho apontado tudo o que leio no Goodreads, porque quero manter um registo daquilo que vou lendo e porque, depois, se torna mais fácil deixar as minhas reviews por lá, em vez de me desdobrar para as escrever aqui também.
Por isso, vou começar a partilhá-las pelo blog mas, a não ser que seja um livro escrito em Português, a review será também escrita em Inglês.
Aqui fica a primeira.
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
I can’t imagine someone picking this book up and then being able not to try and finish it in one sitting. I didn’t finish in one sitting, but I went to bed with my head bobbing and I reached for it first thing the next morning, until I was done. It’s compeling because you want to know. Your name is not on those tapes, but you want to know.
In hindsight, I still found myself thinking, did she really decide to commit suicide because of just this? I’m not saying her reasons weren’t valid, but you start rationalising; so many people go through so many difficult things. A lot more traumatic than what Hannah went through. Then you realise it is not about the burden, it’s about whoever is carrying it. For Hannah, the burden was too heavy to handle. There are, around us, without us even thinking or realising, small burdens that weights on the carrier’s shoulder like the weight of the world. Sometimes a single word, a gesture, can change a person’s mind, can save a life. We’re all too focused on our own lives to see it, because we’re the main characters, right? Everyone else exists in relation to us.
The story describes well the struggles of adolescent life, how parents and educaters disregard feelings because they believe young people to be dramatic, unknowing of what life truly is. How we can’t predict the effect of our actions most of the time. Even small, apparently inocuous actions. It’s a wild ride.
I really enjoyed it, now I’m going to watch the series.
For those who liked this as much as I have, I recommend watching the Australian move 2:37.
Podem seguir-me no meu perfil de Goodreads, aqui.
E vocês, já leram o livro, ou viram a série?