By Drew Magary
“A page-turner. . . . creative, humorous. . . . Quietly profound and touching.”—BoingBoing
From the writer of The Postmortal, a fable saga in contrast to any you’ve learn ahead of, weaving components of folks stories and games right into a riveting, unforgettable event of what a guy will suffer to come back to his family
while Ben, a suburban family members guy, takes a work trip to rural Pennsylvania, he makes a decision to spend the afternoon ahead of his dinner assembly on a brief hike. as soon as he units out into the woods at the back of his resort, he quick involves notice that the trail he has selected can't be given up simply. with out selection yet to maneuver ahead, Ben reveals himself falling deeper and deeper right into a international of man-eating giants, strange demons, and sizeable bugs.
On a quest of epic, life-or-death proportions, Ben reveals support is available in the most unforeseen types, together with a profane crustacean and quite a few magical gadgets, instruments, and potions. desirous to go back to his relatives, Ben is set to trace down the “Producer,” the writer of the area within which he's being held hostage and the one one that can loose him from the path.
without delay bitingly humorous and emotionally soaking up, Magary’s novel is a remarkably detailed addition to the modern fable style, person who attracts as simply from the area of vintage folks stories because it does from games. In The Hike, Magary takes readers on a bold odyssey clear of our daily grind and transports them into a charming global propelled through middle, mind's eye, and survival.
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The Hike: A Novel by Drew Magary