“Tell us, why has Romeo and Juliet survived four hundred years?”
“Because,” he said quietly, looking at his desk, “because people want to remember what it’s like to be young? And in love?”
Young love. It’s something we’ve all experienced and got a taste of, something most of us have forgotten… a distant memory, a whisper, a soft melody from the past. Reading Eleanor & Park was like going back to that childhood, when everything was so simple yet important, and when love was just… love.