Posted on 01/07/2019 at 12:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You may not know author Brian Garfield by name, but chances are you’ve seen his work on the big screen.

Garfield, whose seventy-plus books include Death Wish, passed away on December 29, according to the New York Times.

The novel was adapted into a movie twice — once in 1974 with Charles Bronson; once in 2018 with Bruce Willis — and also spawned a long-running franchise.

But as the New York Times explains, Garfield had a rather complicated relationship with Death Wish.

Read more about that and his entire life in the Times’s obituary.

Categories: Today in Books

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