Weekend Movie: Perks of Being a Wallflower

January 13, 2013 at 24 p.m.

TimeJanuary 13, 2013 at 24 p.m.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a coming-of-age epistolary novel written by American novelist Stephen Chbosky.[1] It was published on February 1, 1999 by MTV. The story is narrated by a teenager who goes by the alias of "Charlie"; he describes various scenes in his life by writing a series of letters to an anonymous person, whom he does not know personally.[2] The book was made into a film in 2012, starring Logan Lerman, Ezra Miller and Emma Watson, directed by the author. The story explores topics such as introversion, abuse, drugs, sexuality, and the awkward times of adolescence. The story takes place in a suburb of Pittsburgh during the early 1990s, Charlie's freshman year in a high school. Charlie is the eponymous wallflower of the novel. He is an unconventional thinker, and as the story begins he is shy and unpopular.

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