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Books I Couldn't Put Down!

Hello, Readers!

Some books are unputdownable. I’m here to talk about the ones that did it for me.

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie… 353 more words

Livro: Battle Royale (Koushun Takami)

Já falei um pouco de “Battle Royale” quando escrevi sobre o começo de leitura de Hunger GamesComo havia dito, na época minha comparação se baseava apenas na leitura do mangá e no que lembrava do filme. 693 more words


Battle Royale

Published in 1999, made into a laughably bad movie in 2000, condemned by the National Diet (Japan’s parliament) for its portrayal of crazed murdurous school children, turned into an overnight bestseller in Japan…and now, finally, made available in English translation, the novel… 503 more words

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Battle Royale (2000)

If you want to get an idea of just how puritanical Americans are and how interestingly twisted the Japanese are watch Battle Royale back to back with… 828 more words


100 Word Review - Battle Royale (2000)

What you are about to watch is brutal. Based on the novel by Koushun Takami, Kinji Fukasaku pulled no punches translating it to the silver screen. 75 more words

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Battle Royale: Remastered by Koushun Takami

You’ve seen or read The Hunger Games, right?  If you liked the premise of a group of youths forced to battle to the death until only one remains ‘victorious’, then check out the novel that did it first. 453 more words


Puppets and Strings: “Battle Royale” and Large Casts

If You Like…

  • The Hunger Games
  • Game of Thrones
  • Backstabbing and intrigue
  • Haunted house scenarios

Then You’ll Like…

Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

If you’re interested in reading Battle Royale, be warned that there may be spoilers ahead. 874 more words

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