Check out my Twilight book summary and review  that I created to help you understand the basics of this great book. Twilight (original title in English: Twilight) is a series of five books for teenagers written by the American Stephenie Meyer. Two complementary works have also been published.

Thanks to this series of novels that began in 2005 with the story of Twilight and which would be followed by New Moon (2006), Eclipse (2007), Breaking Dawn (2008) and Breaking Dawn Part 2 (2009), the author became one of the world's best-selling fantasy writers. The series, 

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whose first literary work (Twilight) was made into a film in 2008, has been translated into more than twenty languages ​​and has sold more than 100 million copies worldwide. Additionally, Breaking Dawn was the best-selling book of 2008,1 while the series itself broke sales records in the United States.2

The books, framed within the romantic fantasy, narrate the love story between a mortal girl (Bella) and a vampire (Edward).3 The books are narrated, almost entirely, by Bella; only the epilogue of Eclipse and a part of Breaking Dawn are narrated from Jacob Black's perspective.

The author has spent several years developing the fifth part, a book that tells the same Twilight story from Edward's point of view. Due to the leak of the first twelve chapters on the Internet, Stephenie Meyer suspended the project indefinitely; however, she officially published the draft with the leaked chapters.4

On June 5, 2010, Meyer published a novella (companion to the Twilight series) titled The Second Life of Bree Tanner, a story that chronicles the world of newborns through Bree, a girl who had a brief appearance in Eclipse.

Twilight book summary

Twilight (in English: Twilight) is the first installment of the series of the same name. It tells the story of Bella from the moment she decides to move to the small town of Forks in the state of Washington.

She there she meets the mysterious Edward Cullen, adopted son of Dr. Carlisle Cullen and Esme Cullen, members of a family of vampires. Bella, attracted by his beauty and his mysterious attitude, falls madly in love with Edward and feels an uncontrollable need to be with him.

The consequences of this love mark a total change in Bella's life. She discovers the world of vampires that she was previously unaware of. Confronted by a group of three vampires (Victoria, Laurent and James) who do not share a respect for human life, Bella puts her life and her father's life in danger. At the end there is a confrontation of the group with Edward's family trying to defend Bella.

The play ends with Edward and Bella at the prom where they discuss her immortality.

Luna Nueva (in English: New Moon) is the second installment of the series. The novel deals with the internal conflict suffered by Edward Cullen who reflects on the great risk that living with the vampire world implies for the human Bella Swan. The plot revolves around the separation of the couple that is produced by the decision of the approach of Edward and Bella to their childhood friend,

Jacob Black. In this way, Bella finds herself in a world hitherto unknown to her: the world of the werewolves of the Black family and the Quileute community of La Push, a community near Forks, the city where the story of the series takes place. . This approach to werewolves, who are, according to mythology, natural enemies of vampires, creates a deep conflict throughout the series.

Edward, believing that Bella is dead, wants the Volturi, a very powerful family of vampires from Italy, to take her life, because his life without Bella is meaningless. So Alice, Edward's sister and Bella travel to Italy to find him and save him from danger. Bella finds him and manages to prevent him from exposing himself to the sunlight in front of the humans,

 but the Volturi, faced with the threat of being discovered, want to take Edward's life, so Bella offers herself in her place. . However, just as Bella is about to give up her life, Alice explains to the Volturi that Bella will be one of them, as she has seen her in her visions. In this way, the Volturi spare everyone's life on the condition that Bella becomes a vampire.

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