By Robert Cormier
After agony rejection from seven significant publishers, The Chocolate War made its debut in 1974, and quick turned a bestselling—and provocative—classic for teens. This chilling portrait of an all-boys prep college casts an unflinching eye at the pitfalls of conformity and corruption in our such a lot elite cultural institutions.
“Masterfully established and wealthy in subject matter; the motion is definitely crafted, timely, suspenseful.”—The big apple occasions e-book Review
“The characterizations of all of the boys are superb.”—School Library Journal, starred review
“Compellingly instant. . . . Readers will recognize the uncompromising ending.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
An ALA top booklet for younger Adults
A School Library Journal top booklet of the Year
A Kirkus Reviews Editor’s Choice
A New York Times striking publication of the Year
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