Agent Z Goes Wild

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  • Paperback
  • 176 pages
  • Agent Z Goes Wild
  • Mark Haddon
  • English
  • 03 August 2018
  • 0099400731

About the Author: Mark Haddon

Mark Haddon is a British novelist and poet, best known for his 2003 novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time He was educated at Uppingham School and Merton College, Oxford, where he studied English.In 2003, Haddon won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and in 2004, the Commonwealth Writers Prize Overall Best First Book for his novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time, a book which is written from the perspective of a boy with Aspergers syndrome Haddon s knowledge of Aspergers syndrome, a type of autism, comes from his work with autistic people as a young man In an interview at Powells.com, Haddon claimed that this was the first book that he wrote intentionally for an adult audience he was surprised when his publisher suggested marketing it to both adult and child audiences His second adult novel, A Spot of Bother, was published in September 2006.Mark Haddon is also known for his series of Agent Z books, one of which, Agent Z and the Penguin from Mars, was made into a 1996 Children s BBC sitcom He also wrote the screenplay for the BBC television adaptation of Raymond Briggs s story Fungus the Bogeyman, screened on BBC1 in 2004 He also wrote the 2007 BBC television drama Coming Down the Mountain.Haddon is a vegetarian, and enjoys vegetarian cookery He describes himself as a hard line atheist In an interview with The Observer, Haddon said I am atheist in a very religious mould His atheism might be inferred from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time in which the main character declares that those who believe in God are stupid.Mark Haddon lives in Oxford with his wife Dr Sos Eltis, a Fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford, and their two young sons.



      Agent Z Goes Wild
Ben s in danger of spending his holidays cooped up in a caravan with his mad Aunt Gwen But by luck and bribery , he gets a place on the school trip to an outward bound centre in Wales, along with Barney, Jenks and, of course, Agent Z Abseiling, orienteering, sinking enemy canoes and sabotaging toothpaste are all in a day s work for the Crane Grove Crew But then they uncover a news clipping which reveals that their centre manager, the affectionately nicknamed Grenade head , is in fact an escaped bank robber He s planning to recover the buried loot any night now and Agent Z and the crew intend to be there when he does If you think that sounds like a downright ridiculous plan, you d be right Especially as the escaped criminal story turns out to be the invention of the crew s new pal, Roz and for once, the joke s on them Mark Haddon has a sharp understanding of what makes children tick, and they will delight in the ever daring, ever hilarious missions of Agent Z and his three creators. Download Agent Z Goes Wild By Mark Haddon – johndore.co.uk

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