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American Savage

by Matt Whyman

Part of the The Savages Series

'new gen' - Great Fiction for Young Adults

LoveReading View on American Savage

Bestselling Matt Whyman’s new story about the Savage family is both as hilarious and as dark as the original. The Savage family are as regular and normal as any other family. Except in one important particular. And that is in what they eat. Now the Savages are in the USA, a country with larger meals which is a big help. But they still need to disguise their very particular appetites. To do so, the Savages set up a vegan café – about as far from their own desires as possible. But will they succeed in keeping their secret hidden?


American Savage Synopsis

Vegan, veggie, carnivore ...humanitarian? Welcome to the top of the food chain. The Savages are back - this time in a country where servings come supersized. Titus, Angelica and the kids go to great lengths to fit into their new lives in sunny Florida. But that's not easy when their appetite runs to feasts of human flesh. In this dark comic serving of everyday family life with contemporary cannibals, the Savages seek to hide in plain sight by setting up a vegan cafe. But when the venture turns out to be a surprise sensation, and bad apples bob to the surface, Titus is forced to question whether the family have finally bitten off more than they can chew.

American Savage Press Reviews

Praise for The Savages:


Just occasionally I read a book so deliciously dark ... that it takes my breath away - and this is such a book. Daily Mail

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ISBN: 9781471400698
Publication date: 05/06/2014
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781471400698
Publication date: 5th June 2014
Author: Matt Whyman
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 336 pages
Genres: NewGen - YA Fiction,
Categories: Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage), Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage), Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage),

About Matt Whyman

Matt Whyman is a best selling author and agony uncle for Bliss Magazine and BBC Radio 1's The Surgery with Aled. He has written widely for adults and teenagers, across a range of subjects, including two recent comic memoirs My Life with Minipigs and Walking with Sausage Dogs. His previous YA books include Boy Kills Man, The Wild and Inside the Cage. Matt is married with four children and lives in West Sussex. A Q&A with the Author What inspires your writing? Everything from comic books to videogames and real life in between. The idea for The Savages ...

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