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Rameau’s review archive: Battle Royale by Koushun Takami, translated by Yuji Oniki

Synopsis: Koushun Takami’s notorious high-octane thriller is based on an irresistible premise: a class of junior high school students is taken to a deserted island where, as part of a ruthless authoritarian program, they are provided arms and forced to … Continue reading

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Review: Battle Royale by Koushun Takami, Yuji Oniki

Cover (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Book info:Form: pdf formatGenre: YA dystopia/thrillerTarget audience: fans of Japanese culture and dystopia but definitely older YA and adults Synopsis: Welcome to a dystopian East Asian country (like Japan but larger) where people live happily and … Continue reading

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