First published in 1978, five years after the release of the classic horror film from which it is adapted, The Wicker Man is a gripping horror classic.
It is the tale of Highlands policeman, Police Sergeant Neil Howie, on the trail of a missing girl being lured to the remote Scottish island of Summerisle. As May Day approaches, strange, shamanistic and erotic events erupt around him. Initially he is convinced that the girl has been abducted for human sacrifice – only to find that he may be the revellers’ quarry…
About The Wicker Man
The emergence of a rabid cult following the film version of The Wicker Man prompted the publication of the novel on which it was based. And a good thing, too. As fine as the film is, the book has its own special charm.
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Published by Crown Sep 26, 2006| 304 Pages| 5-3/16 x 8| ISBN 9780307382764
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