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This is an auction for a boxed set of THE HUNGER GAMES TRILOGY by Suzanne Collins.

It comprises:

* THE HUNGER GAMES

* CATCHING FIRE

and

* MOCKINGJAY

"Suzanne Collins hasn't tied her future to a specific date, or weighted it down with too much finger wagging. Hers is a gripping story set in a post-apocalyptic world where a replacement for the United States demands a tribute from each of its territories: two children to be used as gladiators in a televised fight to the death.Katniss, from what was once Appalachia, offers to take the place of her sister in the Hunger Games, but after this ultimate sacrifice, she is entirely focused on survival at any cost. It is her teammate, Peeta, who recognizes the importance of holding on to one's humanity in such inhuman circumstances. It's a credit to Collins's skill at characterization that Katniss is cold, calculating and still likable. She has the attributes to be a winner, where Peeta has the grace to be a good loser. It's no accident that these games are presented as pop culture. Every generation projects its fear: runaway science, communism, overpopulation, nuclear wars and, now, reality TV. The State of Panem—which needs to keep its tributaries subdued and its citizens complacent—may have created the Games, but mindless television is the real danger; the means by which society pacifies its citizens and punishes those who fail to conform. Because this is the first book in a series, not everything is resolved, and what is left unanswered is the central question. Has she sacrificed too much?"
- a *** starred *** review in Publishers Weekly (US)

This set is in new condition. (It's still in its original shrink wrap.)

The cost of shipping is $4.95, or $6.95 by tracked mail. If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $9.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect these books from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

Payment within seven days, please.
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  • NZ Post$4.95
  • tracked mail$6.95
  • tracked mail for Rural Delivery (RD)$9.95
  • Seller allows pick-ups
  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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