HUNGER is an amazing story because of the realistic characters, the spectacular
details put into the setting, and the way it shows the theme of accepting hard
responsibilities.. Some people may say that this novel is unrealistic, or too built on the
theme of finding weakness in others, but it shows taking on responsibility, even if it is
Sam Temple is one of the well crated characters in this book. He is a
fifteen year old boy who is forced to become a leader of hundreds of kids, after every
adult and teen ages fifteen and up in his town disappeared. He is overwhelmed with
responsibilities like finding a way to feed every kid with food supply decreasing, and
protecting people from the upcoming gangs. He is like any other teenager in this world.
Readers can connect to him and eventually, feel what he feels. What distinguishes Sam
from some other kids in his town are his powers. Right before the FAYZ, the time
when the adults disappeared, many kids began to discover that they
had unnatural powers like no one else. Sam's unique power was light. Not only could he
create his own light but he could fire beams of heated light that could be used as a
defense, or a weapon.
The detail written about the setting and plot of this book is amazing. Its like
reading a movie! There's action, romance, and the threat of life or death. The setting is
described in a way that makes the reader feel like the action can be happening in their
own city or town. It is a page turning book that makes you not want the story to end.
How many people have been given a tough responsibility to handle In this
novel, Sam Temple and everyone else is faced with almost too many tasks to fulfill. He
has to prevent arising gang violence, avoid being killed by his twin brother,
This amazingly written novel is praised for its life like characters, the extremely
detailed setting, and the theme of accepting difficult responsibilities. By the end of the
story you will feel what the characters feel and wish there were more of the story to read.
Everyone at some point in their lives has to take on. Everyone has seen, heard about or
been through bullying