The Maze Runner PDF is a young adult dystopian science fiction novel written by James Dashner and published by Delacorte Press in 2009. The novel was initially rejected by several agents but was eventually picked up by editors at Random House. It is the first book in The Maze Runner trilogy, followed by The Scorch Trials and The Death Cure.
The novel is set in a post-apocalyptic world where a group of young boys is stranded in an isolated place known as the Glade. The boys must find their way out of the Glade before it’s too late.
The Maze Runner has been well received by critics and was a New York Times bestseller. It has sold over three million copies and has been translated into over thirty languages. The novel has been adapted into a 2014 film of the same name directed by Wes Ball.
The Maze Runner is available in paperback, hardcover, ebook, and audiobook format.
The Maze Runner Summary
The story begins with a boy named Thomas who wakes up in a metal box with no memories of his past. He soon discovers that he’s been sent to a place called the Glade, which is an enclosure in the middle of a gigantic maze. The Glade is inhabited by other boys, all of whom have also lost their memories.
Together, they must find a way to escape the maze before the deadly creatures that live inside it, called the Grievers, get them.
As Thomas tries to solve the mystery of the Glade, he starts to piece together his own past and discovers that he may be more connected to the maze than he could have ever imagined.
In the end, Thomas and his friends make a daring escape from the maze, but not before losing some of their own. Outside of the maze, they discover an even more startling truth: the world they thought they knew was completely different than what they had been led to believe.
Details of The Maze Runner Book
|Book||The Maze Runner|
|Originally published||October 6, 2009|
|Category||Young adult fiction, Science fiction|
Multiple Languages Editions of The Maze Runner Book
The Maze Runner book has been published in many different languages from the original English version. Some of the more popular languages that the book has been translated into include Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and Dutch.
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About the Author
The Maze Runner book was written by James Dashner. He was born on November 26, 1972, in Georgia, United States. As a young boy, he loved to read books about science fiction and fantasy. When he was old enough, he started writing his own stories.
After he graduated from high school, he attended Brigham Young University. He later quit college to pursue a career in writing. In 2009, his debut novel The Maze Runner was published. It became a bestseller and was made into a movie in 2014.
Dashner has also written other books such as The Scorch Trials, The Death Cure, and The Kill Order. He currently lives in Georgia with his wife and three children.
In an interview, Dashner said that the idea for The Maze Runner came to him in a dream. He dreamed that he was running through a maze and was being chased by a monster. When he woke up, he immediately started writing the story. He wanted to write a book that would be exciting and full of suspense.
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