I’m totally doing this backwards, but what the hey, I’ve always been a book worm first and a movie nerd second.
I found a second hand copy of Battle Royale in my last book haul and got into it pretty quickly. 920 more words
10. Battle Royale, Koushun Takami (March 22)
I actually didn’t choose to buy this book, it was given to me. I picked it up to read after the Capote because it’s long, and I wanted to see if I could finish it before my flight to Australia on the 25th. 444 more words
Battle Royale (1999)
VIZ Media, LLC
Koushun Takami’s notorious high-octane thriller envisions a nightmare scenario: a class of junior high school students is taken to a deserted island where, as part of a ruthless authoritarian program, they are provided arms and forced to kill until only one survivor is left standing. 409 more words