The Notebook (The Notebook, #1) by Nicholas SparksSet amid the austere beauty of the North Carolina coast, The Notebook begins with the story of Noah Calhoun, a rural Southerner recently returned from the Second World War. Noah is restoring a plantation home to its former glory, and he is haunted by images of the beautiful girl he met fourteen years earlier, a girl he loved like no other. Unable to find her, yet unwilling to forget the summer they spent together, Noah is content to live with only memories...until she unexpectedly returns to his town to see him once again.
Like a puzzle within a puzzle, the story of Noah and Allie is just the beginning. As it unfolds, their tale miraculously becomes something different, with much higher stakes. The result is a deeply moving portrait of love itself, the tender moments and the fundamental changes that affect us all. It is a story of miracles and emotions that will stay with you forever.
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The untold truth of The Notebook
The Notebook , penned by the prolific writer Nicholas Sparks, took the world by storm in both novel form in , and in the film that was released in The touching story, combined with the onscreen chemistry of IRL at the time lovebirds Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling, as well as James Garner and Gena Rowlands' performances, seeped into the most sentimental parts of all of us. In fact, whenever we need a good cry, we might reach for The Notebook before we reach for Steel Magnolias. But what don't we know about the story? Here are some facts you might not know about The Notebook. The story is inspiring for sure. It was Sparks' first novel, and he wrote it on evenings and weekends , with the first draft complete in just five months.
Nicholas Sparks was stunned by the success of his story
The Notebook is a romantic novel by American novelist Nicholas Sparks , The novel was later adapted into a popular film of the same name , in This was Nicholas Sparks' first published novel. He wrote it over a period of six months in Literary agent Theresa Park discovered Sparks by picking the book out of her agency's slush pile and reading it. Park offered to represent him.
Skip navigation! Story from Movies. Or, Was It Always Doomed? Anne Cohen. I vividly remember the first time I saw The Notebook , in I was 14 and on summer vacation with my dad and stepmom in Naples, FL.