Released on 12 July 2018.

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Into the Wild

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With an introduction by novelist David Vann

Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild examines true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later.

Internationally bestselling author and mountaineer Jon Krakauer explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave civilization behind and seek enlightenment through solitude and contact with nature.

In 2007, Into the Wild, was adapted as a critically acclaimed film, directed by Sean Penn and Emile Hirsch and Kristen Stewart.

In the media

It may be nonfiction, but Into the Wild is a mystery of the highest order.
Entertainment Weekly
A narrative of arresting force. Anyone who ever fancied wandering off to face nature on its own harsh terms should give a look. It's gripping stuff.
Washington Post
Terrifying . . . Eloquent . . . A heart-rending drama of human yearning.
New York Times