Book Review: ‘Turtles All the Way Down’ by John Green
by Sarah Pennington
Contrary to what its title might lead you to believe, “Turtles All the Way Down,” the latest novel by bestselling author John Green, contains only three mentions of turtles. And, despite what its blurb and marketing might suggest, it isn’t really a detective story, though it does contain a mystery.
Rather, “Turtles All the Way Down” is the story of Aza, a young woman who feels trapped in her own head, and Davis, a young man whose father was absent long before ...