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Battle Royale: Fight to the Death

Previously posted May 31, 2011 on Angeli’s main blog (theangeltakesflight)

So, I’ve recently finished reading the English adaptation of Koushun Takami’s Battle Royale. 815 more words

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My most recent book venture was Koushun Takami’s Battle Royale. Sometimes it feels refreshing to break out of my usual book genres and to read something a little more extreme. 30 more words

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Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

“Even an ordinary guy like me sometimes can think everything is pointless. Why do I wake up in the morning and eat? It all ends up shit in the end. 396 more words

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Media Consumption: Reading Resurrected!

After promising myself over and over again to start reading again, I’ve finally managed to do it! I managed to read David Levithan‘s How They Met and Other Stories, … 1,031 more words

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Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

Battle Royale, a Japanese book published in Enlish in 2003, is an amazing powerhouse punch in the gut. It is the wilder, crazier, bloodier version of The Hunger Games. 1,054 more words

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Battle Royale by Koushun Takami


Today I’ve dug out my copy of the novel version of Battle Royale! This one seemed like an obvious choice for day seventeen of Blogtober; the theme of violence in children follows on from A Clockwork Orange and it leads in nicely to the YA dystopian series I’ve got planned next (I’ll give you three guess what that one is). 229 more words

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Let's Talk Books! -- Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

Warning: Spoilers!

Earlier this year I read Kafka On the Shore, which incidentally was my first translated read in a long time. Despite it being a Japanese novel and… 2,764 more words

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