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Sep 26, 2006
| ISBN 9780307382764
Feb 10, 2010
| ISBN 9780307498786
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Sep 26, 2006 | ISBN 9780307382764
Feb 10, 2010 | ISBN 9780307498786
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…
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.
Robin Hardy was a British Film Director. The Wicker Man was his first film and remains his best-known work. He is also the… More about Robin Hardy
Anthony Shaffer was a UK-based screenwriter well-known for such successful thrillers as Sleuth and Alfred Hitchcock’s Frenzy, in addition to this screenplay and novelization…. More about Anthony Shaffer
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