The Chocolate War Summary
Robert Cormier

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The Chocolate War Summary

The publication of The Chocolate War in 1974 is now seen as a ground-breaking event in the establishment of young adult literature as a separate genre. Robert Cormier's novel was originally conceived as an adult book, for all his previous fiction had been for adults. Nevertheless, it quickly became both an inspiration to other writers and publishers for teens and the standard by which much subsequent young adult literature has been judged. Shocking in its...

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