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The Hunted

Category: Fiction
ISBN:   9780571358663
Publisher:  Faber & Faber
On sale: August 2020
List price: R262
Format: Paperback
eBook ISBN

The Hunted


Gabriel Bergmoser


Where does the adventure end…
and the nightmare begin?

Frank owns a service station on a little-used highway. His granddaughter, Allie, is sent to stay with him for the summer, but they don’t talk a lot.

Simon is a dreamer and an idealist, in thrall to the romance of the open road and desperately in search of something.

Maggie is the woman who will bring them together, someone whose own personal journey will visit unimaginable terror on them all…

'With echoes of Deliverance and Battle Royale, the Australian outback-set The Hunted is a truly terrifying, breathlessly exciting novel. It gut-punches you in the first few pages and doesn’t let you recover until the final, thrilling climax. An extraordinary book.’ M. W. CRAVEN


 

Gabriel Bergmoser is an award-winning Melbourne-based author, who grew up in a small rural town. In 2015 he won the prestigious Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award for his pilot Windmills, and his plays include Heroes, which was nominated for the 2017 Kenneth Branagh Award for New Drama Writing. His musical, Moonlite, about a gay bushranger, was performed as part of the 2018 Midsumma Festival to critical acclaim, and was later selected for the Homegrown Grassroots development initiative. A film adaptation of The Hunted is being developed in a joint production between Stampede Ventures and Vertigo Entertainment in Los Angeles.

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