Woman behind 'Hunger' books a mystery
THERE are many best-selling children's authors but only rarely do any come along who break through into the universal cultural consciousness.
C.S. Lewis did it, as did Roald Dahl and J.K. Rowling.
Now along comes Suzanne Collins, a 49-year-old from Connecticut, in the US, with The Hunger Games trilogy.
It has spent more than 100 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.
The film has made converts of the most curmudgeonly critics, grossing more than $US531 million ($514 million) worldwide in its first four weeks.
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