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Hunger Games Adult Edition

Set in a dark vision of the near future, a terrifying reality TV show is taking place. Twelve boys and twelve girls are forced to appear in a live event called The Hunger Games. There is only one rule: kill or be killed. When sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen steps forward to take her younger sister's place in the games, she sees it as a death sentence. But Katniss has been close to death before. For her, survival is second nature.
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PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Title: Hunger Games Adult Edition
  • Author: Suzanne Collins
  • Publisher: SCHOLASTIC UK - LONDON
  • ISBN: 9781407132082
  • Length: 2.8 centimetre
  • Width: 13.0 centimetre
  • Ages: 12+

RATINGS & REVIEW

23/09/2016 10:39:36 AM - Simone
A Modern Classic
Reading this book is an experience like no other. It is fast-paced, engaging and leaves you waiting for more. Collins writes beautifully and even the more graphic scenes are written in such an elegant and gorgeous way. This is not a book just for teens but for adults alike. The characters are wonderfully flawed and relatable, Collins fully explores the darker side of humanity, similar to Golding's "Lord of the Flies". You will not regret reading this book!
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29/06/2017 11:05:07 AM - Mathu
A thrilling eye-opening novel
A thrilling novel with touches of engaging romances, captivating action and set in a confronting society, The Hunger Games was written by award winning author Suzanne Collins. The novel is set in the the dystopian nation of Panem. The nation has been split into twelve districts who vow to provide materials to the Capital to sustain order, however the destitute and impoverished nature of District 12 leaves you wondering what’s gone wrong. The multi award winning novel is written through the perspective of a cunning girl from District 12, Katniss Everdeen. Katniss suddenly finds herself in a vile game that dictates life and death, all for the enjoyment of the citizens of the Capitol. Oh yeah, and this “game” is televised to everyone in Panem to show the consequences of a previous rebellion. Katniss's evolution from innocent district girl to cunning and courageous “victor”, igniting rebellion due to the corrupt administration of the Capitol, who continue to relinquish their responsibility of care. The novel raises many questions about our society and is wonderful insight into corruption and the resulting consequences. This book caught my eye as soon as I read the first chapter. I couldn’t get my head out of the books. Many people like I would have seen the movies before reading the novel, but trust me, the book is as exhilarating as ever and a must read. The suspense, action and abhorrent twists is well balanced. If you’ve ever read and enjoyed the Maze Runner series, this is a must read for you, you will love this. This book is also empowers women, a prospect that is rarely don in today’s society. If your 13-17, you have got to read this. Overall, this enlivening novel is a one of a kind, and I won't be surprised if it goes down as a classic alongside legendary novels such as as To Kill a Mockingbird and The Hobbit.
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29/06/2017 11:28:33 AM - juliette
Good book
Suzanne Collins’s dystopian novel The Hunger Games is an action-packed, thrilling, adventure story written through the eyes of 16 year old Katniss Everdeen. In the future on a broken Earth, Katniss, who lives on Panem in North America is placed into an annual event were 1 boy and 1 girl from each of the 12 sectors surrounding the capital in Panem are placed in a game with the result being a fight to the death, having 1 out of 24 kids being the champion. When Katniss’s younger sister Prim is chosen, Katniss finds herself volunteering to take Prim’s place in the 74th Hunger Games. Throughout the book, Katniss finds herself having to make logical, life-threatening choices and challenging situations. Districts 1 and 2 have trained their whole lives and volunteer for these games, being expected to be the champions however, Katniss has amazing archery and wilderness skills and is in with a chance. This book was really well-written and I felt as if I was truly there. It contains so many suspenseful, on the edge of your seat moments. I would recommended this for young-adults as there are graphic scenes not suitable for younger audiences. Rating: 9.5 / 10 Genre: Adventure, dystopian, science fiction Audience: Young adults
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PLEASE NOTE: ANY ORDERS PLACED AFTER DECEMBER 15TH ARE UNLIKELY TO SHIP PRIOR TO CHRISTMAS. 

Due to high demand during the Christmas period, there may be some delays in shipment and delivery due to high traffic. The table below is a guide to our Christmas order cut-off dates, however please check your “ESTIMATED DELIVERY DATE” on all items order prior to checkout for detailed delivery information to avoid disappointment.

 

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in 4-5 Days

Usually Dispatches
in 5-14 Days

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Order as many items as you want for one low delivery fee per order to an address in Australia. Sometimes not all items in your order are available for shipment at the same time, and items may be delivered separately. If we need to do this there is no extra charge to you.

  Service Price per order
Flat rate Australia wide
Delivery time^
After dispatch
  Shipping - Saver Delivery Saver Delivery (Tracked)
via Australia post
$5.99 2-10 days
  Shipping - Express Delivery Express Delivery#~ (Tracked)
via StarTrack Express
$9.99 1-2 days
 

The expected delivery time period after the order has been dispatched via your chosen delivery method.
+ All our estimates are based on business days and assume that shipping and delivery don't occur on holidays and weekends.
# Express is not available on all items.
~ Please note this service does not override the status timeframe "Dispatches in", and that the "Usually Dispatches In” timeframe still applies to all orders.

 

When will my book be dispatched from your warehouse?

Once we receive your order we verify it, complete invoicing and prepare your item(s) before we dispatch them from our Sydney warehouse.

You will notice that each product page on the Web site includes an estimated delivery date range for Saver Delivery, as well as for Express Delivery if it is available for that product.

This Estimated Delivery date range is a combination of:

  • the time to dispatch your order from our warehouse, and
  • the time taken to ship your order to you.

In addition to the estimated delivery date range, on the product page you will find how long an item will take to be dispatched.

  Dispatch time
The time it takes to verify the order, complete invoicing, prepare your item(s) and dispatch.  
Explanation
The dispatch time will depend on the status of your item(s) at our warehouse.  
Immediate download

Usually dispatches in Minutes

Digital downloads only

Dispatches next business day

Usually dispatches next business day+

In stock at our warehouse.

Dispatches in 4-5 business days

Usually dispatches in 4-5 business days+

Order ships directly from our supplier. Please Note: Deliveries of items with this status cannot be tracked. 

Dispatches in 5-14 business days

Usually dispatches in 5-14 business days+

Order placed with supplier, estimated arrival time to warehouse is 5-14 business days.


+ All our estimates are based on business days and assume that shipping and delivery don't occur on holidays and weekends.

 

When will my order arrive?

The Estimate Delivery Date is when your order is expected to arrive at your chosen delivery location.

Once you have submitted your order you will receive confirmation and status update emails.

  • If you order multiple items and they are not all in stock, we will advise you of their anticipated arrival times.
  • For items not readily available, we'll provide ongoing estimated ship and delivery time frames.
  • Once your order has been dispatched from our Sydney warehouse you will receive an Order Shipped status email. This will contain your tracking information

All our estimates are based on business days and assume that shipping and delivery don't occur on holidays and weekends.

 

Tracking delivery

Saver Delivery: Australia post

Australia Post deliveries can be tracked on route with eParcel. You can track your delivery by going to AusPost tracking and entering your tracking number - your Order Shipped email will contain this information for each parcel.

  • Delivery with Standard Australia Post usually happens within 2-10 business days from time of dispatch. Please be aware that the delivery time frame may vary according to the area of delivery and due to various reasons, the delivery may take longer than the original estimated timeframe.
  • If you have not received your delivery following the estimated timeframe, we advise you to contact your local post office first, as the parcel may be there awaiting your collection.
  • If you have not received any information after contact with Australia Post, please contact us to confirm that the details for delivery logged with us are correct. We will then contact you with the appropriate action.

Express Delivery via StarTrack Express

You can track your delivery by going to StartTrack tracking using your consignment number. The consignment number is emailed to you along with the invoice at the time of shipment.

  • Please be aware that the delivery time frame may vary according to the area of delivery - the approximate delivery time is usually between 1-2 business days.
  • For enquiries regarding the delivery of your order, contact Star Track Customer Service on 13 23 45 - and quote the above consignment number.
  • If you have not received any information after contact with Star Track, please contact us to confirm that the address for delivery logged with us are correct. We will then contact you with the appropriate action.

International delivery

To track orders sent by DHL, go to DHL tracking

 

International orders

Deliveries to destinations outside Australia are made by DHL courier, and cannot be made to post office boxes. Charges for international delivery destinations are available below. For international deliveries we will hold your order until we can send you all your items at once.

Parcel Weight New Zealand Hong Kong US & Canada United Kingdom

Up to 1kg

$30

$35

$40

$45

1.5kgs

$35

$45

$50

$60

2kgs

$40

$50

$60

$70

2.5kgs

$45

$60

$70

$80

3kgs

$50

$65

$75

$90

3.5kgs

$55

$75

$85

$100

4kgs

$60

$80

$95

$105

4.5kgs

$65

$85

$100

$115

5kgs

$70

$95

$110

$125

 

If your order weighs more than 1.0kg (2.2lb, roughly equivalent to 1 or 2 paperbacks), we'll let you know what your delivery charge will be, and seek your approval before sending your order.

Please note that some countries may charge the recipient duties on the 'import' of parcels from time-to-time. As these charges are the responsibility of the recipient, please check the customs service in your destination country to see if charges are applicable.

To track orders sent by DHL, go to DHL tracking

 

Delivery restrictions

Remote areas: Please note that there may be a surcharge if shipping international orders to a remote area. You can check if the delivery address is in a remote area at DHL Remote Area Services.

Reshipping: If your order is returned to us by the delivery company due to incorrect or insufficient delivery details, you will be charged the cost of reshipping the order. Please note that if the delivery address is incorrect and the order has been shipped, depending on the delivery option selected we may not be able to change the delivery address until the order has been returned.

 

Problems with your delivery

In the event that the courier company fails to deliver your order due to invalid address information, they will return the order back to Dymocks Online.

Dymocks Online will do their best to ensure the information you have input is accurate. We cannot guarantee that your order will arrive at its destination if you have not provided correct address details and as much information as possible to assist the couriers when delivering e.g. company name, level, suite etc.

If your order has not yet been shipped you will need to send Dymocks Online an email advising the error and requesting a change in details. If your order has a status of "packed" or "shipped" we will not be able to guarantee any change in shipping details.

Unfortunately, you will be liable for any costs incurred in return to sender parcels if the information you provided was inaccurate.