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The Wild Things

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The Wild Things by Dave Eggers is the novelisation of Maurice Sendak's classic. Max 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).show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 18mm | 202g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 014103713X
  • 9780141037134
  • 81,092

About Dave Eggers

Dave Eggers was born in Boston in 1970. He is the author of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, You Shall Know Our Velocity, The Unforbidden is Compulsory, How We Are Hungry, Short Short Stories, Teachers Have It Easy, Surviving Justice, What is the What, How the Water Feels to the Fishes, The Wild Things, Zeitoun, A Hologram for the King, The Circle and Your Fathers, Where Are They? And The Prophets, Do They Live Forever? A Hologram for the King and The Circle are both currently in production for major film adaptations. Dave Eggers is the founder of McSweeney's independent publishing house, the 826 National network, and the nonprofit organisation ScholarMatch. He lives in Northern California with his family and his next novel is forthcoming in 2016.show more