Consistently popular for many years in British children and adolescents work of fiction by John Tolkien’s Middle-earth left on the list of the most popular books among schoolchildren, – writes The Guardian referring to the results of the annual survey «What Kids Are Reading?» (Read What children? ).
The researchers said that the results of the last the survey revealed a list of 20 of the most popular books in the UK students, but in this list are no works of JRR Tolkien. Analysts say that the peak of popularity of the works of the legendary science fiction has to exit the Hollywood trilogy “The Lord of the Rings” Peter Jackson, then traced a continuous decline.
Meanwhile, the researchers fully admit that a series of big-budget films about teenage hobby can revive interest in the work of John Tolkien.
This statement is indirectly confirmed by the results of a survey of high school students in Britain, showed that the first three positions are occupied by just recently shielded book. It is “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” Susan Collins and “divergents” writer Veronica Roth, who took the first, second and third place respectively in popularity.
Let’s add that among the younger students School unrivaled novel “Demon dentist” David Uolliamsa. The second and third positions are “Tom Gates: My dizzying world” Liz Pichon and JK Rowling with her best-selling “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets».