I watched the old BBC version with Sir Alec Guinness in my childhood. Soon after I had my first experience with Eastern Germany, en route… Read More »BOOK VERSUS FILM: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Showdown
Book Versus Film
Adaptation So, this time I thought I’d take a look at the revisionist history novel, The Revenant and its subsequent adaptation, which earned Leonardo DiCaprio… Read More »BOOK VERSUS FILM: The Revenant – Dead Truth
The Book So, READY PLAYER ONE has got everything that ticks all my boxes: a teen hero and his rag-tag bunch of friends; a shadowy… Read More »Game Over for READY PLAYER ONE – Which is Better?
The Book I LOVE this book. I have posted before that I love memoir anyway, so I should have known the chances were high I… Read More »Book Versus Film: WILD Rocks, But Which Is Better?
The Book Somehow, this book had passed me by – I’d actually thought I’d read it for years, but turns out I had mixed it… Read More »BOOK VERSUS FILM: Which Castle Is Captured Best?
The Night Manager is John Le Carre’s 14th book, published in 1993. The story of ex-soldier-turned-hotelier-turned-spy Jonathan Pine was turned into a massively successful and… Read More »BOOK VERSUS FILM: John Le Carre’s The Night Manager
The Book When Murder on the Orient Express was published in 1934, Agatha Christie is already the Queen of Crime. She was a literary phenomenon… Read More »BOOK VERSUS FILM: Which Murder On The Orient Express is on the Right Track?
The Book The novel is a modern classic and rightly so. Atwood’s rich prose and complex characterisation lifts off every page, bringing a story to… Read More »BOOK VERSUS FILM: The Handmaid’s Tale, For Better Or Worse?
There must be something about the initials S and K. Not only do they stand for one of the world’s greatest authors, they also apply… Read More »BOOK VERSUS FILM: The Shining – Which Is Better?