The Siege of Trencher's Farm - Straw Dogs

The Siege of Trencher's Farm - Straw Dogs

by Gordon Williams

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Overview

The original novel on which Sam Peckinpah's controversial movie Straw Dogs was based, and which has now been made into a brand-new movie by Rod Lurie, starring Alexander Skarsgård and Kate Bosworth - due for release in September 2011.
 
American professor George Magruder, his wife Louise and their daughter rent an old, isolated house known as Trencher's Farm in Cornwall, so George can finish 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857683021
Publisher: Titan
Publication date: 08/09/2011
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 358,418
File size: 311 KB

About the Author

Gordon 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 workThe Siege of Trencher’s Farm was adapted into Sam Peckinpath’s controversial 1971 movie Straw Dogs.

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Siege of Trencher's Farm - Straw Dogs 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
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trish26PL More than 1 year ago
Started off slow, then took off, don't put it down because the beginning drags abit.
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TTigerauge More than 1 year ago
Great Book!
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