What's the book like?
Well, I haven't read it, so I can't tell you. What I can tell you, though, is what (according to the reviewers) the story is about.
Imagine a group of imprisoned people. Imagine a cruel jailer. Imagine the jailer forcing those people to do terrible things to each other.
Imagine the very darkest, most dreadful things you can - and the worst possible ending - and you'll have some idea of The Bunker Diary.
Now, whether the book is good or bad, one the thing is clear: it isn't suitable for children.
And surely an award for best children's novel should go to a book that children can read without harm.
Word To Use Today: cruel. This word comes from the Latin crūdus, which means raw or bloody.