Battle Royale: Remastered by Koushun Takami – Koushun Takami’s notorious high-octane thriller envisions a nightmare scenario: a class of junior high school.. . The Paperback of the Battle Royale by Koushun Takami at Barnes & Noble The book’s scenes of torture, implied rape and killing combine the. Buy Battle Royale: The Novel by Koushun Takami from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders.

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Designed by Lilia Ahner. I agree that in many ways, showing the point of view of several characters made the book stronger. I thought I knew exactly where BR was going, and how it would get there. Dec 02, Emily May rated it really liked it Shelves: That said, I found the execution, as a whole, brilliant.

Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

It’s about how we respond to unlikely, terrifying situations. Koushun Takami is best-known as the author of the novel Ligro Royale, originally published in Japanese, and later translated into English by Yuji Oniki. I’ll never read the phrase “That’s right” the same way again.

Damn, was that an understatement. Oh, and for those who thought Hunger Games was a violent book? Retrieved March 27, And, yet again, how loushun times do we need to see the “Do you have a crush on someone?


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If they try to escape from the island, they will be blown up. This is one violent book!

But you’re either braver or sillier than most, then. Koushun had once been working for the press. Looking for beautiful books?

Battle Royale: Remastered

royxle Wikipedia gives the following plot outline: But, also so many times when it’s poignant. Battle Royale is The Hunger Games with more gore and without the annoying love triangle.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Nothing koushin My Namewhich is not well known outside of the Chinese-speaking circles. Still, for such a long book littered with so many bodies, Takami manages to keep things moving, and hold my interest.

It’s overwhelming and somewhat confusing, yet somehow it becomes very easy to distinguish who is who. You’re just kinda cute.

One girl had a freaking boomerang! Though I appreciate that the violence in Battle Royale might make some readers queasy, I never found it to be gratuitous like a lot of other people did. Pretty much everything there is in a teenage universe.

Oryale 15, Brandy rated it really liked it Shelves: Or maybe Royale is just insane. This is used very well, with some very sad deaths.


I just don’t like heroes, give me someone who nattle of humanity any day over the one who seems unnaturally above it all.

Battle Royale (novel) – Wikipedia

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They have three days to kill each other until one stands as the victor, or the metal collars will detonate, killing them all as Sakamochi gleefully demonstrates on one student.

There were only one or two scenes that made me really grimace, most just made my heart clench for the characters’ dire situations. They swore and did all sorts of crazy things, and none of that is hidden from the reader which I thought was really refreshing.

Nov 15, Trudi royal it really liked it Shelves: From tohe worked for the news company Shikoku Shimbun, reporting on various fields including politics, police reports, and economics.

It’s full of blood and guts and betrayal and love and emotionless killers and endearing characters. Previous Entry Next Entry.