I read the wonderful trilogy about four years ago now, I literally stayed up till the small hours, downloading the next book to my kindle in earnest.
Yes I was totally hooked, the strength of fearless katniss Everdeen had me reading around the clock…..
• Hunger games
• Catching Fire
The author ‘Suzanne Collins’ took some of her inspiration from Greek mythology and Roman gladiator games but not all classical, contemporary TV reality shows also played a part in her influence.
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I found the story captivating, it was deeply thought provoking and emotionally strong.
Right from the start with katniss volunteering to take Primrose’s place in the games.
For me there were hidden messages of political issues relating to the world today, taken to extreme but the Capitol could be seen as the western world and the other districts working to keep the west fulfilled.
The on going love story of and even triangle of katniss, Peeta and Gail. All intriguing and keeps you guessing and wanting more.
President coriolanus Snow his ruthless greed, lies and ability to have people killed for his other gain. As in the killing of cinna…..
The revolution in the third novel Mockingjay is truly intriguing and deeply emotional.
Katniss leads the rebellion with her Courage and determination and the symbol of the revolt the Mockingjay brooch……
The trilogy has been made
into four films the first released in 2012, the Mockinghay having been made for two films and the last part of novel 3 is due out in November 2015.
If you haven’t read the trilogy or watched the screenplays then don’t hesitate because you’ll believe me absolutely love them.
Anyway looking forward to catching the last film in November and in the mean time watching the others again….
Have you read the books or watched the films?
What is your opinion on them?