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The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars


by John Green

The Fault in Our Stars Chapter 23 Summary

  • Hazel goes over to Isaac's house a few days later and they play his video game.
  • Eventually, they talk about how much they miss Augustus and how Hazel is a little angry about the whole thing.
  • Isaac asks if Augustus ever gave Hazel that thing he was writing for her. Huh? What thing?!
  • Hazel is of course totally excited and goes out into her car to drive over to Augustus's house… when she realizes that Peter Van Houten is in her car. He says that she reminds him of Anna, even though she keeps telling him to get out of her car.
  • He says that he's sorry for ruining their trip and cries about Augustus. She then realizes that someone in his family must have died of cancer and that's why he's so sad.
  • Peter Van Houten says that he had a daughter who died, and that he was the one who had to tell her that she was going to die.
  • Hazel tells him that he should go home, sober up and write another novel, but he just keeps drinking even though he says that she's right.
  • She gets to Augustus's house, where she's greeted by his parents.
  • She goes into the basement to look for anything he's written, but can't find anything at all.
  • Then she crawls into his bed and takes in his scent.

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