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They fucking K N O W each other, intimately. If you wished that you had the POV’s of Cato, Clove, Rue, Foxface, along with their backstories and their brutally detailed deaths – gotcha covered. When I came to kushun on that humid night, my skin had goosebumps from the graphic descriptions in the book. You don’t have to read a majority of popular novels to the end these days due to the expectation and delivery of the same people surviving and the same villains being dispatched in all the same fashion.

Apparently, Takami-san is writing or has already written a second novel. The audio was great. More books from this author: I saw it all. Falling off a roof!


The premise was not new to me, but the execution was spectacular. View all 5 comments. In THG, the tributes pretty much accept that they have to kill to survive.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. That night I dreamt that I was in The Program. I wanted to see more ways of them looking for food, building shelters, and more.

Battle Royale: The Novel

After graduating from Osaka University with a degree in literature, he dropped out of Nihon University’s liberal arts correspondence program.

Archived from the original on May 8, A new translation by Nathan Collins. The collars record gunshots and Shuya and Noriko flatlining.

Can I ask you a question? Onto batfle actual book review, I liked this book. There was debate over the author coping Battle Royale, so I had to read it for myself and discover my own opinion.

I loved kousuun plot and the violence but the characters and some of the writing were a let down. There are only so many times I can take being told the same things, over and over and over again, sometimes several times a page, before I start losing my shit.

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From to he worked for the prefectural news company Shikoku Shinbun. How the characters react is one of the reasons that people read books like this. Retrieved May 8, Apr 23, Tatiana rated it it was amazing Shelves: The students in these classes are gassed while on a “study trip”, and wake up in isolated locations – in this story, a tiny island – with co Wow.


I’ll be honest and say that it would be impossible to feel sympathy toward 42 children forced to kill each other. Visit our Beautiful Books page and libgo lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. It was believable, and honestly I’m a bit terrified tzkami of it.

I libr this book so much. There are too many characters to really get much of a sense of many of them, but the strongest point of the novel describes how some characters descend into madness, while others keep their wits. I just remembered to say the thing I just thought of to say.

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