The Grotesque
adapted as "The Grotesque"

The Grotesque by Patrick McGrath

The Grotesque
Patrick McGrath

Publisher: Poseidon Press
ISBN-10: 0-671-66509-X
ISBN-13: 978-0-671-66509-8
Published: May 1989

Synopsis: This is a disturbing gothic tale set in a manor house in Berkshire in 1949, in which Sir Hugo Coal, amateur palaeontologist, curmudgeon and sexual fantasist, recounts the fall of the House of Crook.

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The Grotesque
John-Paul Davidson, Director

Theatrical release date: 03/07/1997
DVD release date: 11/22/2005

Cast: Sir Hugo Coal (Alan Bates), Lady Harriet Coal (Theresa Russell), Fledge (Sting), Cleo Coal (Lena Headey), George Lecky (Jim Carter), Mrs. Giblet (Anna Massey), Doris (Trudie Styler), Lavinia Freebody (Maria Aitken), Inspector Limp (James Fleet), Sidney Giblet (Steven Mackintosh), Sir Edward Cleghorn (John Mills)

Rating: Not Rated
Running time: 94 minutes

Also known as Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets in the US, and released on VHS as Grave Indiscretion. Not currently available on Region 1 formatted DVD.

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