Go Ask Alice Summary

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Book Review – Go ask Alice Introduction: I have read the book “go ask Alice” which is a book based on a true story. It´s a diary, written by a teenage girl but the author is anonymous and all the names, dates and places are changed to please the wishes of all those concerned. The book is about a normal girl who by accident falls into the world of drugs. In the dairy you get to follow her as she tries to live an as normal life as possible in a community filled with drugs and people who pushes her to start using. Summary: Go ask Alice is a diary, written by a young girl who moves with her family and has to go to a new school and get new friends. It doesn´t work out so great for her, she don´t feel like she fits in and she has a hard time adjusting to the new place. Luckily she gets to spend the summer in her old neighbourhood at her grandmother and…show more content…
It is based on a true story and the diary is written by an anonymous writer. I think the purpose of the book is to show people the ugly truth of how teenagers in the USA live. And to give people another perspective of how it is to live in a society were drugs are easier to get than money and where it´s expected of you to at least have tried using some drug. The book is written in American english and it is informal. We get to read Alice´s thoughts and actions. In the end of the book you can read the comments of a psycologist and why he thinks Alice story ended the way it did, which might give you anoter insight in the meaning of Alice´s…show more content…
I never wanted to pause my reading since it always got more and more exciting. It was an emotional book and it really did touch me. There were a lot of feelings that came stirring up while reading it. I didn´t think it was a hard read, the language was relaxed but not to relaxed, it was still a well written
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