The Wild Things

by Dave Eggers

The Wild Things Synopsis

The Wild Things by Dave Eggers is the novelisation of Maurice Sendak's classicMax likes to make noise, get dirty, ride his bike without a helmet and howl like a wolf. In any other age he would have just been considered a boy. These days he is considered wilful and deranged.After a row with his mother, Max runs away. He jumps into a boat and sails across the ocean to a strange island where giant and destructive beasts reign - the Wild Things. After almost being eaten, Max gains their trust, and he is made their king. But what will he do with the responsibility?'A life-affirming delight' GQ'Compelling, fantastical, engrossing' Shortlist'Let the wild rumpus start!' Grazia

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141037134
Publication date: 3rd June 2010
Author: Dave Eggers
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Dave Eggers

Dave Eggers is the author of eleven books, including The Circle; Heroesof the Frontier; A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award; and What is the What, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and winner of France's Prix Medicis Etranger and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. His non-fiction and journalism have appeared in the Guardian, the New Yorker, the Best American Travel Writing and the Best American Essays.Dave Eggers is the founder of McSweeney's, which publishes original fiction and non-fiction, and distributes the Voice of Witness series of books, which use oral ...

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