Bibliodaze Post: Is There Such A Thing As An Unadaptable Book?

"The term “unadaptable” (and its close cousin “unfilmable”) is one that’s thrown around a lot in book and film circles, more so nowadays as mainstream Hollywood filmmaking is met with frequent criticisms that they’ve run out of ideas. Adaptations aren’t just the norm, they’re practically the backbone of the industry, so it’s become less surprising to see film options being announced. There exists a small pool of books considered literary classics that have widely been agreed to be unadaptable, but I’ve become increasingly convinced that this is the case."

 

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