The Hunger Games Review
Author: Suzanne Collins
Genre: Science Fiction, dystopian
This sci-fi trilogy deals with a dystopian and a totalitarian society, whose government has found an extremely gruesome way to control it’s people – by organizing annual Hunger Games, where the kids of the nation are sent to an Arena, where they would have to kill each other, until the last person stays alive, and wins!
The plot is set in a country called Panem, and its main sector is called Capitol, the most privileged as compared to the other Districts.
The protagonist is Katniss Evergreen, who is chosen this time for the Hunger Games. Another main character is Peeta Mellark, whose personality, nearly everyone falls in love with!
Well, in the Arena, the whole survival thing isn’t a joke. There is a danger of starving, being killed by other kids (called Tributes), plus there are scientific obstacles designed to kill, as well. Furthermore, in the series, we see elements of rebellion, how people try to deal with this totalitarian government, and of course, some remarkable scientific stuff as to how science can be used for destruction and keeping people under control. A powerful story, with descriptions so vivid, that readers would find themselves in a whole new world!
There are three books in this series, namely The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay. The plot is highly captivating for the first two books, becomes slow in the third half, but then, gains pace and leaves the readers awestruck! Skillfully written, this series portrays dictatorship, rebellion, survival, love, loyalty, and whatnot!
There are a few things about the plot I disliked, but of course, maybe the readers won’t find those things off. Won’t mention them, as they are spoilers, so I would urge all lovers of Sci-Fi to give this series a read, and form your own judgment 😀
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