47 pages 1 hour read

Piers Paul Read


Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1974

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Essay Topics


The victims of the plane crash are largely made up of a rugby team. What role does sport play in the survivors’ ability to deal with the difficulty of their situation?


Liliana and Javier Methol are the oldest survivors, and they hold out the longest from eating human meat. How does their age affect their decision whether to commit cannibalism?


Marcelo Perez is the captain of the rugby team. How does he fall from his leadership position? How do others step into the power vacuum?