Series: The Hunger Games Book 1
Genre: Science Fiction
Length: 384 pages
Audiobook Length: 10 hours and 35 minutes
First Published: 2021
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In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms, each district agreed to send one boy and one girl to appear in an annual televised event called, “The Hunger Games,” a fight to the death on live TV. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in the Games. The terrain, rules, and level of audience participation may change but one thing is constant: kill or be killed.
Quotes from The Hunger Games
May the odds be ever in your favor.
Destroying things is much easier than making them.
You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope.
I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun.
Movie Trailer for The Hunger Games (2012)
About Suzanne Collins
Suzanne Collins is a television writer and author. She worked on the television series Clarissa Explains It All and The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo, and is the author of The Underland Chronicles series and The Hunger Games series. She currently lives in Connecticut with her family. Visit the author’s website →