Search - List of Books by Matt Haig
Matt Haig is a novelist and writer, born in 1975 in Sheffield, UK. He has written for The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Independent, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Face.
Total Books: 75
His novels are often dark and quirky takes on family life. The Last Family in England tells the story of Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1 with the protagonists as dogs. It was a bestseller in the UK and the film rights have been sold to Brad Pitt's Plan B production company. His second novel Dead Fathers Club is based on Hamlet, telling the story of an introspective 11-year old dealing with the recent death of his father and the subsequent appearance of his father's ghost. His third adult novel, The Possession of Mr Cave, deals with an obsessive father desperately trying to keep his teenage daughter safe. His children's novel, Shadow Forest, is a fantasy that begins with the horrific death of the protagonists' parents. It won the Nestlé Children's Book Prize in 2007.
In 2009, it was announced that Haig's latest novel The Radleys would be published by Canongate Books in the summer of 2010 and it was later revealed that The Radleys would also be published as a Young Adult edition with Walker Books, under the Walker Canongate imprint. A film adaptation of The Radleys has been announced, with Alfonso Cuarón attached to produce.