Re: RARA-AVIS: The Siege of Trencher's Farm (Straw Dogs)

From: jacquesdebierue (
Date: 15 Dec 2007

--- In, "Allan Guthrie" <allan@...> wrote:
> It's an excellent novel by a fine writer. The scenes for which the
movie is
> most famous are completely absent from the novel.

I would say the novel is better as a novel, but the movie is better as a movie. When I read the novel, I didn't know it was the basis for Straw dogs, but I found it very strong in characters and narration.



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