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Let no one say the perverted government in this story doesn’t have a sense of humour! Battle Royale focuses much more on the morality of the game, and many students didn’t want to kill anyone. It’s full of blood and guts and betrayal and love and emotionless talami and endearing characters.

I must hunt it down. There was also a lot of insta-love or unrequited love in this book, which got a bit ridiculous as time royael on.

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Liibro they were fucking badass. Roya,e to wear special collars that explode when thy break a rule, they must fight each other for three days until only one remains. The remaining pages are devoted to the “battle”. I stayed away from this book for years because of reviews from friends that said the translation was broken. The Best Books of The reason for this is, I expect the heroes to live because that’s what most people want.

This is actually the predecessor of all the similar books and movies that have been popping out the last couple of decades see The Hunger Games. View all 4 comments. Roale much everything there is in a teenage universe. But the writing got in the way of the message, I think.

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There are lots of kinda cute people out there. Brilliant I say, although this doesn’t mean it’s without flaws. Retrieved August 8, Retrieved December 19, Dare I say it? King described Battle Royale as “an llibro entertaining pulp riff that combines Survivor with World Wrestling Entertainment.

That’s why I kind of feel like an insignificant smudge on the ground right now. View all 5 comments. That’s roughly students killed, quite a huge casualty for even a large nation to take. Have I read the original Swedish?

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I agree that in many ways, showing the point of view of several characters made the book stronger. But this time, Shogo has a plan, and if Shuya and Noriko can bring themselves to trust him, they just might be able to beat the system.

Lists with This Book. The narrative is quite riveting, and there are a lot of moments when I want to throw up and cry, and jump up and down at the same time. And while I received plenty of that, I also got a healthy dose of character writing. The novel grabbed me, strapped me to a poodle, and threw me off a cliff.

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Though both stories are considered dystopias, I think The Hunger Games ‘ world is more developed and easier to picture as a reality. While Collins maintains that she “had never heard of that book until her book was turned in”, Susan Dominus of The New York Times reports that “the parallels are striking enough that Collins’s work has been savaged on the blogosphere as a baldfaced ripoff,” but argued that “there are enough possible sources koishun the plot line that the two authors might well have hit on the same basic setup independently.


So in the beginning it can be hard to follow all characters, but you get doyale to them eventually. It reminds of the movie Cube. She’s the weak female, takamj his protection. The New York Times.

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If you’re a gorehound, you’ll likely enjoy this royal. But, also so many times when it’s poignant. Recent fuckery would include the first Stieg Larsson book, The Rlyale with the Dragon Tattoowhich remains one of the worst translations I’ve set eyes on First off, if you go shopping for Battle Royale based on my review, you need to look for Battle Royale: The movie was pretty full-on, the book perhaps more so the book came first.

The explosive collars are straight out of the Running Man movie not from the novel. The book is obviously better. It actually started out intriguing enough, but when I hit the first instance of the Dramatic Ellipses Pause, it caught me off guard, like stepping off a curb that’s about 3 inches higher than you expected, and it made me furrow my brow and think, “That was awkward.