I don't know if i might be a little bit too old for Charlie but he's a nice human being and i wish everyone was humankind! I haven't read the whole book yet but i pick up the book before i go to work, and before i go to sleep, those are the only times i can read it during the week and each time i read a letter, i think what a nice boy. I love his unconventional look on life and how he thinks women should be treated. He is a very innocent boy even when he's dabbling in drugs and not being honest to Mary Elizabeth! His relationship with her made me laugh especially when he chooses the "right time". I love his relationship with people, not just his family but with his friends. His friends seem nice but they dabble in drugs. You can be nice and take drugs too, that is where people go wrong. I felt sorry for him after he dabbled with LSD. I haven't felt this way about a main character since Holden in Catcher in the Rye, and I CAN'T BELIEVE how many times he read that book! He is clever beyond his years yet socially awkward which makes him lovely and endearing and i just want to meet loads of people like him! I dont know what im going to read after i've read this book, probably read it again, or read Catcher in the Rye or just read the books he name drops and listen to the music he makes a mix tape of! I wonder what the film will be like!