The Siege of Trencher’s Farm reissued
I see The Siege of Trencher’s Farm by Gordon Williams has been reissued (finally) to coincide with the remake of Straw Dogs.
Sam Peckinpah shocked everybody with his ultra-violent 1971 movie set in the Cornish countryside that infamously suggested that Susan George enjoyed being raped by a former lover. Rod Lurie’s remake moves the plot to red neck America. Here, the NY Times looks at the two versions.