The Hunger Games

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The Hunger Games has on display a post apocalyptic nation of Panem , centrally controlled by a wealthy Capitol and consisting of 12 poorer Districts. The Capitol quelled the rebellion of the 13th District, of which only ruins remain, in the past initiating an inter District championship, called Hunger Games. A boy and a girl are chosen through a lottery system from each district to compete each other in a game of death. Katniss Everdeen, a 16 year old volunteers for the slaughter when her younger sister is picked. Suzanne Collins’ depiction of this world, Katniss and the battle for life is extreme in all aspects. The book is the first in the series, followed by Catching Fire and Mockingjay.

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