The Warriors Sol Yurick Grove Press , - Fiction - pages 11 Reviews The basis for the cult-classic film The Warriors chronicles one New York City gang's nocturnal journey through the seedy, dangerous subways and city streets of the s. I don't really think it would have worked or had the same appeal if it was done exactly like the book. Which is some kind of worthy story in its own right, right? Yurick also believed that Walter Hill filmed and cut a scene with the Sheriff arcade game which is a poignant part of the book.
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Visit our Help Pages. Sponsored Products are advertisements for products wadriors by merchants on Amazon. What is in this book that is not in the movie is the real life, daily struggle of these young gang members, and the brutality of their world. I've been meaning to read this novel for 35 years. The last chapter is a study in despair.
It took a few pages to get use to this style but it really fits in with this story. Paperbackpages. Other editions - View all The Warriors: There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Lists with This Book. Nov 08, Tqob rated it liked it. And that, unfortunately, is where this novel falters just a bit. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I don't really think it would have worked or had the same appeal if it was done exactly like the book. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.
They hate cops because cops are unfair and will beat them. Lame, I knew it wasn't going to be like the movie but this was a hard read.
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This is, in my opinion, a novel that defines a generation of youth, a group of kids who don't have a voice. Yurick also noted that the random killing of a bystander and the gang rape from the book had been excised.
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Mar 17, Steven rated it liked it Shelves: Little aarriors I know what I was watching, a cult classic that reminded me of an Americanized Clockwork Orange. Please do yourself a favor and read this book. The Warriors movie is loosely based on this book. This book is very twisted in a good way because it has a bit of everything.
Nov 05, Joe rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Add both to Cart Add both to List. In the novel, Yurick spends much time warrkors mundane aspects of the city and gang culture during the journey back, and there are very few actual encounters with rival gangs. The crowd of miscreants turns violent after a prominent gang leader is killed and chaos prevails over the attem Warrjors basis for the cult-classic film The Warriors chronicles one New York City gang's nocturnal journey through the seedy, dangerous subways and city streets of the s.
The characters, while not exactly likable or easy to relate to, are certainly distinct enough to warrant some great dialogue and funny and dark encounters with both fellow gangs and other counterpart denizens of Brooklyn's post sunset underworld.
This, unfortunately, isn't a case of the book being better than the movie.
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