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Alternative title: Wolf Creek : Origin
Is part of Wolf Creek Greg McLean , Aaron Sterns , 2014 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Origin
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'Nature vs nurture turns out to be a bloodbath

'The wide open outback offers plenty of space for someone to hide. Or to hide a body.

'When wiry youngster Mick Taylor starts as a jackaroo at a remote Western Australian sheep station, he tries to keep his head down among the rough company of the farmhands. But he can't keep the devils inside him hidden for long.

'It turns out he's not the only one with the killer impulse – and the other psychopaths don't appreciate competition. Is Cutter, the station's surly shooter, on to him? And what are the cops really up to as they follow the trail of the dead?

'In the first of a blood-soaked series of Wolf Creek prequel novels, the cult film's writer/director Greg Mclean and horror writer Aaron Sterns take us back to the beginning, when Mick was a scrawny boy, the only witness to the grisly death of his little sister. Origin provides an unforgettably bloody answer to the question of nature vs nurture. What made Mick Taylor Australian horror's most terrifying psycho killer?' (Publisher's blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin Books , 2014 .
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      Extent: 296p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 2 January 2014
      ISBN: 0143566717, 9780143566717

Works about this Work

Killer Return for Two Characters Fran Metcalf , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 18 January 2014; (p. 20)

— Review of Origin Aaron Sterns , Greg McLean , 2014 single work novel ; Desolation Game Greg McLean , Brett McBean , 2014 single work novel
More Blood, Gore from Wolf Creek Linda Morris , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 20 December 2013; (p. 15)
Killer Return for Two Characters Fran Metcalf , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 18 January 2014; (p. 20)

— Review of Origin Aaron Sterns , Greg McLean , 2014 single work novel ; Desolation Game Greg McLean , Brett McBean , 2014 single work novel
More Blood, Gore from Wolf Creek Linda Morris , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 20 December 2013; (p. 15)
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