Book Lovers – Question 6

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Your favourite novel has been turned into a film. Compromises have been made.

What do you do?

a) – Enjoy the film anyway, as a film.
b) – Say nothing, but leave the cinema disappointed.
c) – Say (perhaps through gritted teeth): “I respect the director had to change the story to make it work better on film.” Leave a “But-” hanging in the air.
d) – Rant to your friends and work colleagues about how the director has ruined the book. Ennumerate in detail in which specific ways the film fails to follow the book.
e) – Go on-line and troll the director’s Twitter/FaceBook/Google+/Instagram/Pinterest account.

A Week of Questions for Book Lovers was inspired by Pernilla’s Questions.

I originally published this article on the separate At the Quill website. I transferred it here on 27th April 2017.

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