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30 Books that should be turned into films

At times it might appear that every book ever published finally mutates into a film. Of course this isn’t the case. For every Misery, The Lord of the Rings and Trainspotting (to pick three successful adaptations at random), there are a multitude of books waiting to receive the Hollywood treatment.

Some are considered unfilmable, but that doesn’t preclude ambitious directors bringing the likes of Dune, Naked Lunch and Life of Pi to life.

Other books appear ready made for the cinema, and yet, they still haven’t been adapted. What follows then are 30 of our favourite books that we feel should be made into movies.


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