The Longest Ride
by Nicholas Sparks
Nicholas Sparks’s latest novel has film adaptation written all over it.
A story of enduring love, struggle, wisdom and art; it is a wonderful read, and a great addition to the Sparks’ oeuvre.
Ira Levinson, who lost his wife Ruth nine years ago, has had a major car accident and wonders if he will survive the bitter North Carolina snow. College student Sophia Danko has had a nasty altercation with her ex-boyfriend Brian, when Luke Collins, a bull-rider, comes to her aid. An elegiac, gentle, surprising story of each couple is told over a 50-year period.