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Explaining The Hunger Games craze

The Hunger Games phenomenon came from nowhere. The film is a must see, the books dominate shop windows and actress Jennifer Lawrence is everywhere, pointing her bow and arrow at the world, demanding we fall in love with the trilogy. Team Edward and Team Jacob were forgotten, Peeta and Gale were the new heartthrobs dominating the silver screen and dividing …


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A somewhat disappointing end to a compelling trilogy

IN ISSUE 11 of An Focal I wrote about Steig Larrson’s posthumous success with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Having been wildly compelled to read that book at an unnecessarily fast pace, the logical thing to do would be make haste and rampantly read the remaining two books, The Girl who Played with Fire and the Girl who Kicked …