7 Books That Are Way Better than Their Movie ...

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Confession: I’m a purist when it comes to books and am very picky when it comes to on-screen adaptations of popular and well-loved works of fiction.

I watch these films with the critical eye of a book lover and am constantly comparing details from the book to those on the big screen.

And these are 7 books that I feel have not been done justice with.

They’re so much better than their movies!

1. Pride & Prejudice

One of my favorite books of all time, the 2005 movie of the same name does NO justice to it at all.2

None.

Sure, it may be a watchable movie and if you’ve not read the book you would even enjoy it.

However, if you get a chance, read the original novel by Jane Austen and you’ll find so much more depth to the characters and story.

[Note: I’m not including the 1994 TV mini-series here because that wouldn’t technically qualify as a movie.

But that is one awesome adaptation of the book.]2

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