Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – Benjamin Alire Saenz

This one sounds like a real treat! I remember when I was fifteen, even before that age, and felt exactly as in this review by Booklist:
“When Aristotle and Dante meet, in the summer of 1987, they are 15-year-olds existing in “the universe between boys and men.””

This could be a real keeper!

Everyday Adventure

First Published: 21st of February 2012
Length: 359 pages
Rating: 5 stars



A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Sáenz.

Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special friendship—the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime. And it is through this friendship that Ari and Dante will learn the most important truths about themselves and the kind of people they want to be.

My Review:
This could be one of my favourite books of the year so far. it has taken me a while to gather my thoughts on this book and…

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