THE CHOCOLATE WAR
Designer: Matt Jones
Illustrator: Matt Jones
The bestselling controversial novel about corruption and misuse of power in
an American boys' school.
The headmaster of Trinity College asks Archie Costello, the leader of the Vigils,
a secret society that rules the school, to help with the selling of 20,000 boxes of chocolates in the annual fund-raising effort. Archie sees the chance of adding
to his power - he is the Assigner, handing out to the boys tasks to be performed
if they are to survive in the school. Freshman, Jerry Renault, a newcomer to the corrupt regime, refuses to sell chocolates. Enormous mental and physical pressure is put on him but he will not give in - the result is an inevitable,
The Originals are the pioneers of fiction for young adults. From political awakening, war and unrequited love to addiction, teenage pregnancy and nuclear holocaust, The Originals confront big issues and articulate difficult truths.