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Battle royale author takami said he appreciated fans standing up for his book, but stated that he thinks every novel has something to offer, and that if readers find value in either book, thats all an author can ask for. This is a novel that should be part of the definition of a book you cant put down. Originally completed in 1996, it was not published until 1999. If they break the rules a special collar blows their heads off. Still, for such a long book littered with so many bodies, takami manages to. Koushun takami s most popular book is battle royale. The program is a battle to the death that pits friend against friend and classmate against classmate. In an alternative totalitarian japan, junior high school students are sent to an island and forced to slay one another for the glory of the regime.
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