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- DescriptionThe original vel on which Sam Peckinpah's controversial movie Straw Dogs was based, and the inspiration behind a brand-new movie by Rod Lurie, starring Alexander Skarsgard and Kate Bosworth - due for release in September 2011. American professor George Magruder, his wife Louise and their daughter rent an old, isolated house kwn as Trencher's Farm in Cornwall, so George can finish writing his book. When George accidentally runs over a convicted child killer on the loose from a mental asylum, he confronts the brutal locals and sets in train a series of violent events that threaten his very survival and that of his family.
- Author BiographyGordon Williams is the author of over 20 novels, including From Scenes Like These which was nominated for the Booker prize in 1969. His most famous work The Siege of Trencher s Farm was adapted into Sam Peckinpath s controversial 1971 movie Straw Dogs.
- Author(s)Gordon Williams
- PublisherTitan Books (UK)
- Date of Publication16/08/2011
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintTitan Books (UK)
- Weight227 g
- Width135 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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