Nicholas Sparks Research Paper

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Nicholas Sparks The author of my choice on this research paper would have to be Nicholas Sparks. Most people say his works are mainly for a targeted age group consisting of mostly young women, and are of more than one genre of literature such as; tragedy, romance, action, mystery. However Nicholas Sparks in an interview after being asked the question, “You’ve been adamant that your books not be pigeonholed into any one genre. Why is it important to you to avoid the labels the industry is so fond of?” According to Writers Digest Sparks replied with: I don’t necessarily mind labels—in some ways I think they’re helpful. I just want them to be accurate. And my books are very hard to pigeonhole because they’re not necessarily romance novels, they’re…show more content…
Whereas according to Wikipedia.org he has published eighteen novels and two non-fiction books. Several of his novels have become international bestsellers, and eleven of his romantic-drama novels have been adapted to film with multimillion-dollar box office grosses. The overall budget for his 11 movies was totaled up to $288 million; but the overall gross income from the box offices exceeded $889 million (Wikipedia.org Editors). His first book, The Notebook, which was published in 1996. “The Notebook is about a man who reads to an old woman he visits from a faded notebook that tells the story of a couple who are separated by World War II, then passionately reunited years later. It is a story of love, loss, and rediscovery for both the young and the old” (Miller). It is insane to think that Sparks wrote one of his best-known stories, The Notebook, over a period of six months at age 28 (The Uprising Creative). The Notebook was one of the 11 books that was turned into a movie. Sparks’ second book, Message in a Bottle, was published in 1998. “Message in a Bottle is about a woman who finds a love letter in a bottle and becomes determined to track down the author. Garrett wrote the note to express his undying love for the woman he lost. Theresa searches for the answers to the mystery and their lives come together. This book was inspired by Sparks ' father 's grief over the loss of his wife, Sparks ' mother, in a horseback riding accident”

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