By Hank Green
In his much-anticipated debut novel, Hank eco-friendly - co-creator of Crash path, Vlogbrothers and SciShow - spins a sweeping, cinematic story a few younger lady who turns into an in a single day famous person sooner than realising she's a part of whatever greater, and stranger, than someone may have in all probability imagined.
The Carls simply seemed. Coming domestic from paintings at 3 a.m., twenty-three-year-old April may possibly stumbles throughout a huge sculpture. overjoyed by means of its visual appeal and craftsmanship - like a ten-foot-tall Transformer donning a swimsuit of samurai armour - April and her pal Andy make a video with it, which Andy uploads to YouTube. the following day April wakes as much as a viral video and a brand new existence. information speedy spreads that there are Carls in dozens of towns world wide - in all places from Beijing to Buenos Aires - and April, as their first documentarian, unearths herself on the centre of an excessive foreign media highlight.
Now April has to deal with the strain on her relationships, her id and her safeguard that this new place brings, all whereas being at the entrance strains of the quest to determine not only what the Carls are, yet what they wish from us.
Compulsively pleasing and powerfully proper, An totally outstanding Thing grapples with gigantic topics, together with how the social web is altering repute, rhetoric and radicalisation; how our tradition offers with worry and uncertainty; and the way vilification and adoration spring from a similar dehumanization that follows a existence within the public eye.
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