The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

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The Hunger Games is a fantastic science fiction novel by the great and renowned American writer Suzanne Collins. This book is written in the voice of sixteen year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives in the nation of Panem in North America. The Capitol is considered as the highly advanced metropolis as because this capitol exercises political control on rest of the nation. The Hunger Games in the book is the annual event in which one boy and one girl aged twelve to eighteen from each of the 12 districts that surrounds the Capitol are selected by lottery so that they can compete in a televised battle to the death. Collins has successfully created a brilliant dystopian world that gives a treat to the readers. Reading the book provides concise as…show more content…
However, her life as a tribute becomes more complicated by the other tribute from districts twelve. Peeta Mellark who is the son of baker that Katniss owes a favor to because of his kindness that he showed her when she was in need and was most desperate and her family’s survival was at stake. However, Katniss knows that then her survival would mean his death. In order to get involved in the ceremony Katniss is whisked away from loved one, her family and Gale who is her best friend and hunting partner. Katniss is being prepped and primped for participating in the Games. She and Peeta are to be mentored by Haymitch who is very reluctant and regarded as the inadequate mentor, so finally Katniss realizes that she must rely on her own abilities and strengths for survival. The book Hunger Games is very appealing and compelling to the readers and makes the reader curious as they want to read the next book immediately to find out what has happened to Katniss and Peeta. The novel has very appealing themes as it talks about the issues that are "tackles” such as the utter penury, oppression, starvation and the other effects of war among the people as they are being forced to participate in the games that are meant for entertainment and are deadly in nature. The novel deals with the struggle for the self-preservation

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