March 27, at 6: For me, the Hunger Games are attractive because they do have a dark, compelling storyline and one that also instills hope… but… I think there will always be real readers in the world.
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Collins was the youngest of four children. Because her father was a career officer in the U. Air Forcethe family moved frequently, and she spent time in Indiana and Belgium before graduating from high school in BirminghamAlabama.
After studying theatre and telecommunications at Indiana University B. The book was commended for its vivid setting and sense of adventure, and four additional installments —07 in what became known as the Underland Chronicles soon followed.
Brutal combat and its consequences were also central concerns of The Hunger Gamesa dystopian tale in which two dozen adolescents are compelled by a futuristic authoritarian state to fight to the death in a televised competition.
Inspired equally by reality television and Classical mythologythe novel, aimed at teenage readers, attracted intense interest in the plight of its headstrong year-old heroine, Katniss Everdeen.
As Collins extended the narrative with Catching Fire and Mockingjaythe series became a mainstay on best-seller lists, especially in the United Statesand also caught on with adults, a development that provoked comparisons to the broadly popular Harry Potter and Twilight novels. A film adaptation of The Hunger Games, for which Collins wrote much of the screenplay, enjoyed enormous commercial success upon its release in By that time more than 30 million copies of the trilogy were in print in the United States alone, and e-book sales were particularly robust.
Adaptations of the remaining books appeared in, and ; the third book was released in two parts.
Memories from the Home Front Examples: Voldemort in the Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling Smaug in The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien Mr Darcy (for the most part) in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen President Snow in The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Professor James Moriarty in The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Mentors.
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J.K. Rowling, Suzanne Collins, and Stephenie Meyer have at least 1 thing in common-- they made mistakes. The real genius of a bestselling novelist is knowing which mistakes to keep. "Suzanne" is a song written by Canadian poet and musician Leonard Cohen in the s. First published as a poem in , it was recorded as a song by Judy Collins in the same year, and Cohen performed it as his debut single, from his album Songs of Leonard Cohen.
Suzanne Collins, (born August 10, , Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.), American author and screenwriter, best known for the immensely popular Hunger Games trilogy of young-adult novels (–10). Collins was the youngest of four children.