The Maze Runner (Maze Runner Series)
When the doors of the lift crank open, the only thing Thomas remembers is his first name. But he's not alone. He's surrounded by boys who welcome him to the Glade - a walled encampment at the centre of a bizarre and terrible stone maze. Like Thomas, the Gladers don't know why or how they came to... show more
When the doors of the lift crank open, the only thing Thomas remembers is his first name. But he's not alone. He's surrounded by boys who welcome him to the Glade - a walled encampment at the centre of a bizarre and terrible stone maze. Like Thomas, the Gladers don't know why or how they came to be there - or what's happened to the world outside. All they know is that every morning when the walls slide back, they will risk everything - even the Grievers, half-machine, half-animal horror that patrol its corridors, to try and find out.
Publish date: July 16th 2012
Publisher: Chicken House
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
This book started interesting me, of course, when the movie came out. I usually staunchly refuse to see any book-based movies before I read the book, but my parents broke me down when they marketed going to the movies as a “family event,” so I didn’t get to reading it beforehand, which meant it got ...
Basic InfoFormat: Audio Pages/Length: n/a Genre: Young Adult; Dystopia Reason For Reading: #15 on Top 100 YA At A GlanceLove Triangle/Insta Love/Obsession?: No. Cliff Hanger: eh Triggers: n/a Rating: 3 Stars Score SheetAll out of ten Cover: 8 Plot: 7 Characters: 6 World Building: 6 Flow: 7 S...
Pretty good for another book in the genre. Definitely got itneresting right from the start. Kept me reading to see what mystery (the runners, the maze, the griefers ,etc) would be solved next. Liked the spoiler at the end.
Meh. I enjoyed listening to it with my kid but it's not something I would have finished if it were just me. We'll be listening to the second one in the near future.
I received this book as a birthday present; little knowing that i would fall head over heels in love with it... I must confess that i was not that into the story as this was the first young-adult post-apocalyptic dystopian science fiction book I've read. The language the Gladers used confused & int...