The Chocolate War ebook
by Robert Cormier
The Chocolate War is a young adult novel by American author Robert Cormier. First published in 1974, it was adapted into a film in 1988.
The Chocolate War is a young adult novel by American author Robert Cormier. Set at a fictional Catholic high school, the story depicts a secret student organization's manipulation of the student body, which descends into cruel and ugly mob mentality against a lone, non-conforming student.
Novels by robert cormier. After the First Death. Beyond the Chocolate War. The Bumblebee Flies Anyway. The Chocolate War. Eight Plus One. Fade. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without the written permission of the Publisher, except where permitted by law. For information address Alfred A. Knopf, In. 1540 Broadway, New York, New York 10036.
Robet Cormier The Chocolate War This one's for my son, Peter. Chapter One They murdered hi. s he turned to take the ball, a dam burst against the side of his head and a hand grenade shattered his stomach. Engulfed by nausea, he pitched toward the grass. He shivered with dread, realizing how awesome Archie's power really was. Which is why you had to stay on the good side of the bastard. Thank God Archie didn't go in for pot or that stuff - Obie would have had to become a pusher, for crying out loud, to supply him. For information address Pantheon Books, New York, New York. The trademark Laurel-Leaf Library® is registered in the . Patent and Trademark Office. The trademark Dell® is registered in the .
The Chocolate War is masterfully structured and rich in theme; the action is well crafted, well timed, suspenseful; complex ideas develop and unfold with clarity. This novel unique in its uncompromising portrait of human cruelty and conformity. The novel is cleverly written with a good sense of the realistic and a good ear for dialouge, qualities which will attract any reader.
The Chocolate War book. Robert Cormier has certainly done an excellent job at making this book extremely disturbing and dark as he cleverly builds up tension around Jerry Renault’s defiance against selling the chocolates at the chocolate sale. The true highlights of this book were the characters themselves as they are realistic in personalities that you would normally see at any high school.
The Chocolate War. This one's for my son, Peter.
Terse and terrifying, this final book from Cormier will leave a lasting impression.
You are the universe in ecstatic motion. America Street: A Multicultural Anthology of Stories. Terse and terrifying, this final book from Cormier will leave a lasting impression. Jason, almost 13, is a shy, ineffectual child, who takes being bullied as a matter of course-but if he sees someone else being pushed around, he may strike back.