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Monday, 23 August 2021

Book I wish they'd make into a movie or TV series

 This topic from Long and Short Reviews took a bit of consideration, as a lot of the books I read were chosen because I saw and liked the film. As for TV series, I don't really watch them. However, I read two books recently which I think would be interesting to show on film.

As a movie, I would say Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in a dystopian future where near-human robots are kept as companions, this is the story of Klara and the secret of the family she goes to live with. It's a slow burn, but would make for an interesting and thought-provoking film.

As a TV series, I recently read All Girls by Emily Layden, which is a series of interconnected vignettes set at a girls' boarding school, all leading up to a shocking climax. The episodic format of the story, each chapter following a different character, would work well in a TV series. As it's a fairly new release, there's still time for someone to pick it up.

So what would you like to see as a movie or TV series?


  1. I’ve heard great things about Klara and the Sun!

    (Here’s hoping this comment goes through. I’ve had trouble with Google comments recently).

  2. Interesting. I'll have to check these out!

  3. Klara and the Sun sounds really interesting, and All Girls sounds like it would make a really fascinating TV show.

    1. They were both good reads, so I think they would work.

  4. I'll have to add both of these to my TBR pile.. thanks for the tip!