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You're in luck, because Brian Percival is going to direct The Book Thief movie.
01 March 2012 in A/V, Books - Fantasy, Books - Historical Fiction, Books - YA | Permalink
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THAT is happy news.
01 March 2012 at 08:14 PM
I don't know whether to be overjoyed or dismayed. The Book Thief is undoubtedly one of the most brilliant literary treasures of modern times, but I'm just not sure it lends itself to a movie. Part of the brilliance is in the narrative, and the whole point of the book is the joy we get from reading. I've never been more emotional when reading a book, and I question whether that same magic and brilliance will translate to the big screen.
01 March 2012 at 08:27 PM
He better make it good!!
02 March 2012 at 05:44 AM
Love, love LOVE The Book Thief. That bell is still ringing in my head. But as a movie? I'm conflicted.
02 March 2012 at 08:47 AM
Yeah, the voice is such an integral part of the book that I'm curious to see how they decide to go about adapting it...
02 March 2012 at 09:05 AM
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