The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Novel, Young-adult fiction by Stephen Chbosky


Charlie is a shy and introspective boy, a wallflower always standing on the edge of the action. He encounters many of the struggles familiar to everybody from their school days, but he must also deal with his best friend's suicide and shocking realization about his beloved late Aunt Helen.

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I probably would have enjoyed it more at a younger age, but I appreciated what it was - an easy to read, often emotional, coming of age story.

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