The Panem Companion Bookcover

The Panem Companion

An Unofficial Guide to Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games, From Mellark Bakery to Mockingjays

Lexile Measure: 1440L

Edited by V. Arrow

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Explore the Hunger Games' literary allusions, real-world parallels, cultural criticisms, and more

What does Panem look like?

How does Panem define race?

How do Panem’s districts reflect the major themes of the trilogy?

What allusions to our world are found in Panem names like Finnick, Johanna, Beetee, Cinna, Everdeen, and Mellark?

The Panem Companion gives fresh insight into Suzanne Collins’ trilogy by looking at the world of the Hunger Games and the forces that kept its citizens divided since the First Rebellion. With a blend of academic insight and true fan passion, V. Arrow explores how Panem could have evolved from the America we know today and uses textual clues to piece together Panem’s beliefs about class, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexuality, and more.

The Panem Companion includes an extensive name lexicon and color-illustrated unofficial map.

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