my final foray into the Twilight universe.
This book sucked. Bella was a completely selfish, self-centered, suicidal, insecure, self-lying bitch. If this is the type of character teen girls want to read about and emulate, then we are all doomed.
But maybe we’ll get lucky and all those stupid types will just off themselves and do the world a favor. Maybe that is actually Meyer’s sinister secret plan. A kind of Literary Eugenics Master Plan? LEMP for short 😉
Twilight Saga #1
17year old girl moves in with her dad in a small town in Washington. Going to her highschool are what turn out to be 5 vampires. She falls in love with one, and he with her. They are ‘vegetarian’ vamps, eating only animal blood. Another group of vamps come in and one is taken with the girl. He decides to hunt her. The vege-vamps rally around her and save her and destroy the bad vamp.
This is the epitome of young-girl romanticism. Undying love, mysterious rugged lover, etc, etc. Meyer’s did a good job of capturing what it feels like to be in love for the first time. I suspect that the girl will be turned in later novels.
I kind of enjoyed this, a guilty, embarrassing pleasure.