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The siege of Trencher's farm

Author: Gordon M Williams
Publisher: London : Titan Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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 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.
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon M Williams
ISBN: 9780857681195 0857681192
OCLC Number: 682893422
Notes: "The novel that inspired Straw dogs."
Description: 225 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Gordon Williams.

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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 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.

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