A moving and unique novel.
Bobby is a 31-year-old man with the mind of a small, frightened boy. Mr Summers is a gentle killer who can never be caught. Together they are the most bizarre pair ever to take pity on the little animals - or plot a savage execution ...
First published in 1968, this frightening tale of human depravity and violence has now been made into a film starring John Hurt and Christian Bale.