From the series of post-apocalyptic books, from the same shelf as “I am Legend”, “The Hunger Games”, The Stand and The Pesthouse, I present you Oryx and Crake. A dystopian future in which, Atwood explained, the questions are “simply, What if we continue down the road we’re already on? How slippery is the slope? What are our saving graces? Who’s got the will to stop us?”
Something black and of the night had come crawling out of the Middle Ages. Something with no framework or credulity, something that had been consigned, fact and figure, to the pages of imaginative literature. Vampires were passé… or were they?
In a future world where the population has been divided in districts and are ruled in a totalitarian regime by the Capitol, a girl from District 12 named Katniss volunteers as a tribute in the 74th annual Hunger Games. The Hunger Games is a fight to the death with only one victor to be chosen from 24 tributes, 2 from each District. The Hunger Games were created after District 13 rebelled 74 years ago and was destroyed and serves the purpose of reminding everyone what would happen if they opposed the Government