The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games #1

Suzanne Collins

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fiction dystopian young adult adventurous dark tense fast-paced

464 pages | first published 2008

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First in the ground-breaking HUNGER GAMES trilogy. Set in a dark vision of the near future, a terrifying reality TV show is taking place. Twelve boys and twelve girls are forced to appear in a live event called The Hunger Games. There is only one ...
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Moods

adventurous 91%
tense 65%
dark 58%
emotional 51%
challenging 24%
sad 23%
inspiring 13%
mysterious 11%
reflective 11%
hopeful 10%
funny 4%
informative 1%

Pace

fast 63%
medium 34%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Plot: 30% | Character: 9%

Strong character development?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 77% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 46% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 47% | No: 27% | It's complicated: 22% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.27