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Friday, August 1, 2014

Summer Reading Adult Book Review: Hunger

Hunger Book Title: Hunger

Author: Elise Blackwell

Review: Hunger is a short fiction book about Leningrad, Russia during World War II. It is the story of scientists who protected seeds that were from ancient plants. There is also a subplot about the narrator’s wife and mistresses. I liked that it discussed Ancient Babylon and its culture. The choices the narrator and his wife make are interesting. It makes you think about the daily decisions in a time of war.

Reviewed by: Lynn R.

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(Note: Adults who participated in Summer Reading and submitted an original review of one of the books they read were entered into a special prize drawing. The winner will be notified soon!)

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