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Hry o život - trilógia (The Hunger Games #1-3)

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Hry o život sú trilógiou plnou napätia, zákulisných intríg, ale aj lásky. Hoci sa dej odohráva v budúcnosti, stále ide o odveký zápas dobra proti zlu.

Na troskách bývalej Severnej Ameriky vyrástol Panem, ovládaný bohatým Sídlom, ktoré obklopuje dvanásť podrobených obvodov. Nenávidené Sídlo vládne železnou päsťou. Raz do roka povolá z každého obvodu chlapca a dievča do hier
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Hardcover, 637 pages
Published 2013 by Ikar (first published August 24th 2010)
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Sonja Neither-- a girl doesn't need a boy to be complete, and Katniss feels like she /has to/ to choose while she's worried about so many other things...I…moreNeither-- a girl doesn't need a boy to be complete, and Katniss feels like she /has to/ to choose while she's worried about so many other things...I feel like it'd have been easier for her if two boys weren't fighting about her while she was trying to save her loved ones.(less)
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Liz
The Hunger Games Trilogy: these are my issues, let me show you them.

Most of the good fiction/fantasy/scifi literature these days is coming out of the Young Adult and Juvenile areas, so every six months or so I round up the new stuff and go on a reading spree. Around two years ago that included the Hunger Games trilogy (thanks to an ARC copy of Mockingjay). I did a review on that for my work newsletter which made me think about it for a good long while. (It wasn’t my best review because we’re enc
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scarlett hayes
"You don't forget the face of the person who was your last hope."


No review will do The Hunger Games trilogy justice, no matter how well-written, but I'll do my best.

This is the first series that I loved unconditionally. Suzanne Collins is the first author who made me actually want to pursue reading. For this and many other reasons named below, The Hunger Games is truly remarkable.

I'm obviously very late on writing a review for this series, as there have been four fantastic blockbuster movi
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Gary  the Bookworm
Apr 19, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: my-ebooks

I finished reading the entire trilogy in three days so I guess it captured something in me. Although it's touted as a book for young readers there is something here for everyone. The story is told in the first person by Katniss who unwittingly becomes the "Mockingjay" a hybrid bird that becomes the symbol of revolution as the story enfolds. She is an extraordinary literary concoction, a clueless adolescent who morphs into a mythical huntress without ever losing the voice of a troubled teenager,
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Seth T.


To start things off right, a quote from Hunger Games. "The girl’s scream. Had it been her last?" Context: Katniss has been confronted with a girl who had her tongue cut off as punishment and remembers seeing her years earlier just as she was caught. According to memory, as the girl was dragged away, she screamed. Now years later and in the present, Katniss wonders: "The girl’s scream. Had it been her last?" Because people without tongues apparently can't scream.

We'll get back to this and what i
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Stephan
Apr 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amongst the few book I read after seeing the movie (part 1) and I must say I liked having those extravagant pictures in my mind while enjoying the whole story.

It was a very compelling ride! I loved book 1 & 2 more than book 3, but not by much. It was the first series I'd read in ages and got me really hooked to books again - so for that alone I am very grateful.

The story was always gripping, didn't have slow parts and I was involved from start to beginning. I empathized with the characters e
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☆drea☆ wears the cheese


Book releases: Hunger Games 2008, Catching Fire 2009, Mockingjay 2010
Movie releases: Hunger Games 2012, Catching Fire 2013, Mockingjay, part 1 in 2014 and Mockingjay part 2 in 2015

I wanted to sit down and figure out the math of it and I figure 7 years. Between books and movies, I have about 7 years of my life invested into The Hunger Games.


I picked up the first book the year it was released in 2008. I had been on a kick where, after diving into the Twilight series (don't judge me, ok you can
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Komal Mikaelson
I had settled down to write a glowing, gushing review that would make the idiots people who haven't read this, drop everything and get their hands on this one and bask in the glow that is Katniss Everdeen.
Yep, you read that right. As good as the plot, the writing and everything else is, the protagonist Katniss, outshines them all effortlessly. She is brave, courageous and strong, oh so strong.

So, anyway, about the review: Nothing I can say/write can't even begin to summarize just how awesome,
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Ziba
Jan 23, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A dystopian 'Lord of the Flies' - loved it!! Thank you, Suzanne Collins, for a well-written YA novel.
kartik narayanan
Spoilers ahead.

Listen to the review of The Hunger Games series.

The new podcast from Digital Amrit is available on Anchor

or read the text at Digital Amrit

Introduction
It has been a long time since I read fiction and I read quite slowly and take only a little time each day for reading. So, my husband suggested this series to me. And now here is my take on all three books. I will go through each book, present its storyline and what I felt about each book and conclude with my opinion on the entire s
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David
Dec 27, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Things I heard about this trilogy before reading it:

- It's about kids fighting to the death for the entertainment of the capitol's citizens.
- Just read the 1st book, because nobody likes how it all ends.
- If you do read all of them, you'll notice they get less enjoyable as it goes on.
- Those who don't just outright dislike the ending simply consider it appropriate.

As a result, I read the books with these things in mind. I can say I understand why people would say those things, but I also take is
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Thanos Ayers
Jun 07, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Πρώτον θα ήθελα να πω οτι μετάνιωσα που είδα τις ταινίες πριν διαβάσω το βιβλίο. Δεν είχα την αγωνία και το σασπένς που ενδεχομένως να είχα στην πρώτη μου επαφή με αυτή την τριλογία. Ωστόσο, υπήρχαν κάποιες σκηνές (ειδικά στο πρώτο και στο δεύτερο βιβλίο) που δεν τις θυμόμουν απο την ταινία οπότε έπαθα ένα μίνι-σοκ διαβάζοντας τες. That's a good thing, I guess. Δεύτερον, αυτό που μου έκανε εντύπωση είναι η δομή των βιβλίων. Στο πρώτο βιβλίο υπήρχε η κατάλληλη εισαγωγή, με το σωστό χτίσιμο του σκ ...more
Gay
Jul 07, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fabulous series! Highly recommended. Written as young adult fiction, but absolutely enjoyable for adults.
Joanna Mieso
I can't believe I read this. After I read Twilight and was bitterly disappointed with the last two books in that series, I swore I would never pick up any more YA fiction. Not to mention I feel slightly embarrassed reading YA fiction anyway. Well you know what they say about never say never...

Several co-workers and I exchange books and one passed this one along, saying that she thought I'd like it. I read the back cover description and said "nah." I am not into futuristic, dystopic, sci-fi, Star
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Alexandru
Dec 19, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
The Hunger Games trilogy left a bitter taste in my mouth - the taste of failure, of a wonderful opportunity thrown away.

The writer seems to have immersed herself in her fictional world just as much as a high school student would in a tedious, boring homework. Either that, or she is simply unable to focus her thoughts and make the readers actually see through her eyes. The descriptions are dry, the people and the world around them are colorless. It actually feels to me like the story has been cen
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Daniel
Oct 10, 2012 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
A stream of human unpleasantness, cruelty, cynicism, lovingly described pain and brutalities, lascivious dwelling on injury and slaughter and gratuitous death. Basically, these books are badly written torture porn. Deeply unrewarding, lacking in affirmation, and worse, rather insincere due to the lack of emotional impact and paucity of credible characters. Character development is replaced by facile violence whilst empathy is reduced to no less cheap empty sentiments, meaningless words trotted o ...more
Antara
Apr 23, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Let's face it, the moment we all hear the words 'young adult fiction', our brains jump to the Twilight series. This jump is then followed by Edward-induced delirium or nausea so sickening that you wish you'd had a lobotomy instead of letting Stephanie Meyer infect your life. (No prizes for guessing which side I'm on). It's unfortunate that the Hunger Games trilogy is boxed into the same genre as Twilight. Not only is it infinitely better in terms of story and characterization, it has that one sp ...more
Kaethe
After completing this reading of the trilogy, all together, I'd like to pull up something profound. They are, of course, thrilling stories, full of clever traps and slick evasions. They are also deeply moving stories, about the desperate people on the outside of rich society. As well, it is the story of one girl, deeply wrapped up in her own small community, who is forced to taken a broader view of her society and what it means. It's a story about how to stage a rebellion. Even more, it's a stor ...more
Greg
Nov 28, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Something I need to get out of my head, so here goes: in hindsight, when all is said and done and thought about, when Collins can only up the violence in her grand finale by burning to death a mass of children, I've become simply sad at what passes as "books we actually read and recommend to friends and then make into films." Book One, on its own, was a decent spin on the classic Japanese film "Battle Royale". (There is nothing new under the sun, we can forgive Collins for a remake, certainly, a ...more
Ryan Meyer
Apr 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Shannon Stacey
I never got around to reading this series, though I bought the bundle back in September when it was on sale, until I started seeing the trailers for the movie. Then I saw an extended trailer at the theater and had to read it right now. I'll be going to see the movie, so I knew I had to read the books first.

Hunger Games: I thought the first book was outstanding. Very compelling and somewhat horrifying, but the pacing and narrative voice sucked me in. As the mother of 11 and 16 year old boys, I di
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Elizabeth
Apr 07, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I know there has been more hoopla about reading this book all over the place. This is the first book I read since the HP Series finished. Not sure if I have been unable to accept that the Wizarding World is over in a way. For me It will never be over. I read and saw many of my online friends tweeting and shouting about The Hunger Games, so I decided it to give it a shot. I was not sure I was going to like it. Still I went to the expense of purchasing the trilogy, just in case. I did not want to ...more
Alan
Sep 07, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Katnis is a compelling character living in a time of deprevation and oppression. It is her actions in the face of this world that set her apart, that inspire others to action. But it is her humility, her lack of belief or understanding in her own self worth that make her so lovable. For the most part Katnis keeps her feelings and emotions guarded or hidden. These things make it hard for her to accept at face value that anyone could love her, or want to help her.
I loved the first book, it is hard
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Salvatore
Mar 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Hunger Games ★★★★★
La ragazza di fuoco ★★★★★
Il canto della rivolta ★★★ 1/2
Heather
Oct 09, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely LOVED everything about this trilogy! Suzanne Collins possesses all the talent I have been looking unsuccessfully for in a modern author for a VERY long time- which is why I mostly stick to re-reading classics. Thank you, thank you Ms. Collins for restoring my faith in fiction after the fickle and meteoric rise to super-fame of much less talented storytellers over the past decade!

This story is so steadily driven toward it's end goal, and the character development is refreshingly, and
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Barbara
Mar 30, 2012 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
I still have such a hard time accepting that this stark dystopian series was aimed at middle school young adults, and knowing that even younger children are reading it (with parental approval). Yes, Katniss is a strong heroine, but the book is bereft of other lasting loyal human friendship except between the two sisters. Almost everything and everyone else is for sale or manipulation. I read the whole trilogy hoping in vain for redemption, revolution among the children at some point. The trilogy ...more
Jon
I snagged this trilogy during an ebook sale in late September 2011. I had already read the first novel, the Hunger Games (click here for my review) in April 2010, and really hadn't planned on continuing. But the sale price was just too good to pass up.

I started Catching Fire on October 13th (no it wasn't a Friday) and should have it finished before the ides of October 2011. As promised, I finished reading the second novel on October 15th (click here for my review).

I started Mockingjay on Octob
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Nan
I'm late to the party with this one, so I won't bother to write a full review.

I read the whole trilogy after seeing the first movie. (I am, of course, assuming that they will make the others.) After seeing the movie, I knew much of what to expect in the book, although I have to say that it was nice to see some of the things I'd inferred from the action of the movie laid out explicitly in the book. (view spoiler)
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Xwirus
Mar 16, 2016 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Aquí tenéis las reviews por separada por si alguien le importa verlas por separado.

Juegos del hambre: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
En llamas: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...
Sinsajo: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

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En resumen el primer libro esta bien, el segundo libro es mas de lo mismo y el tercer libro entra en lo absurdo(review del Sinsajo para mas información).

También tener en cuenta que aquí valoro el leer los 3 libros, no una media aritmética de los 3 libros, qu
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Sarah ~
بَعضُ الرواياتْ ..
جميلةٌ وغايةٌ في الروعة..
ما أن يمدحها شخص .. أو يثْني عليها ..
حتى ينقصَها حقَها ..

وثلاثية مباريات الجوع من هذه الروايات .
Nick Rolynd
Jan 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Hunger Games trilogy has generated a lot of buzz recently, mostly due to the upcoming (and fantastic looking) movie adaptation of the first book. So I decided to bump it up on my to-read list. And I wasn't disappointed.

For those unfamiliar with the trilogy, it's set in a dystopian future America, called Panem, where various unnamed wars and environmental catastrophes have devastated the human race and left much of the Earth's landmass underwater. Panem is ruled by a totalitarian regime calle
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Since 1991, Suzanne Collins has been busy writing for children’s television. She has worked on the staffs of several Nickelodeon shows, including the Emmy-nominated hit Clarissa Explains it All and The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo. For preschool viewers, she penned multiple stories for the Emmy-nominated Little B
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