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Books That Should Be Adapted Into Films

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There are several books that have been turned into films and went on to become successful, though have you ever thought about your favourite book being turned into either a film or television series as well? As exciting as it sounds, we can unfortunately not control which ones get picked up for production by writers, directors, producers, etc. That is why I am writing this article to list a number of your favourite books that you would like to see adapted into a film, so read on and scroll through some great ideas!

Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

“Kensuke’s Kingdom tells the story of a boy named Michael, whose family decide to sail around the world after his parents are made redundant from the local brickworks.”

Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon

“The narrative is set primarily in Europe at the end of World War II and centers on the design, production and dispatch of V-2 rockets by the German military.”

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

“Set in occupied France during World War II, the novel centers on a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths eventually cross.”

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

“The novel focuses on the marriage of a middle-class African-American couple, Celestial and Roy, who live in Atlanta, Georgia. Their lives are torn apart when Roy is wrongfully convicted of a rape he did not commit.”

Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon

“The novel is a detective story, with its major themes being the September 11 attacks in New York City and the transformation of the world by the Internet.”

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

“The Devil in the White City is divided into four parts, the first three happening in Chicago between 1890 and 1893, while part four of the book takes place in Philadelphia circa 1895. The book interweaves the true tales of Daniel Burnham, the architect behind the 1893 World’s Fair, and H. H. Holmes, a serial killer who lured his victims to their deaths in his elaborately constructed “Murder Castle”.”

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