The term paper "The Hunger Games: The Book and The Film Comparison" presents the comparison of the print and visual versions of "The Hunger Games", a book written by Suzanne Collins. The book talks about twenty-four boys and girls that are forced to participate in the Hunger Games that are cruel. The rule of the games is you either kill or be killed. The sister of a 16-year-old Katniss has been selected to participate in the 74th hunger games in the Capital, the heart of Panem which is a new land that rose from the ruins of a post-apocalyptic North America. The citizen in this area had rebelled against the rulers and to punish them, they are required to produce representatives from each district to participate in the Hunger Games where they fight to death Katniss identifies this as a death sentence for her sister and steps forward to take her place in the hope of saving her younger sister’s life. She sacrifices her life for that of the sister and relies on her survival skills to make it despite her fear of dying.
Around 4.3 million copies of the book were sold retailing from $10 to $19 in 2008. The sales 9.2 million copies in 2010 and tripled in 2012. The book was rated five stars by 5253 people out of 6899 who read it 764 gave it four stars; 319 rated it three stars 230 rated it two stars and 333 rated it 1 star. The overall rating was 4.5.President snow plays a bigger role in the film than in the book. The president appears in several scenes within the film than in the book discussing the games with Seneca.