From Page to Screen: Death Wish

Our associate publisher, Rob Hart, has a novel coming out next week, and he lists Death Wish by Brian Garfield among his influences. He has an essay exploring the differences between the book and the movie up at Criminal Element. 

If you want a protagonist with a conscience, you have to look to the novel by Brian Garfield. Yes, Death Wish is in the same company as Jaws and Die Hard. Movies so iconic you couldn’t be blamed for not knowing they were based on books. And, like so many book-to-film adaptations, the filmmakers kind of missed the point.

Go here to read the whole thing

And click the covers above to find the books—his debut novel, New Yorked, and Death Wish, re-published by MysteriousPress.com. 

Tags: Brian Garfield, Rob Hart