Endless Love

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HarperCollins Publishers, Oct 1, 1980 - Fiction - 400 pages
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David Axelrod's memories take him back to his seventeenth year when one obsessive act--setting a "perfectly safe" fire to the home of the girl he loved and continues to love passionately and sacrificially--changed the shape of his life forever

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Spencer's prose is elegant and an amazing read. - Goodreads
Plus, the ending was just blah. - Goodreads
I just didn't really believe in this love story. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Katherine Saviola - Goodreads

I've never felt so strongly about a book that I felt the need to write a review. I don't understand how this book has such great ratings. It is so slow and so boring. 70% of it is just David's inner ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laura Plybon - Goodreads

Re-reading this now as an adult, I realize it's a completely different novel than what I read as a teenager. As an 18 year old reader, this book was about love and finding a way to be with a person ... Read full review

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Scott Spencer was born September 1, 1945, in Washington, D.C. He is an American author. Endless Love and A Ship Made of Paper have both been nominated for the National Book Award. He has taught at Columbia University, the University of Iowa, Williams College, and Bard College's Bard Prison Initiative. Spencer is an alumnus of Roosevelt University. In 2004, he was the recipient of a John S. Guggenheim Fellowship. For the past twenty years, he has lived in a small town in upstate New York.

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