Books you Need to Read Before The Movies 📖

Books you Need to Read Before The Movies 📖

2016 is shaping up to be a great year for books being swung into the limelight by their movie counterparts. 

Here are the books you should read before they hit the big screen.

JUNGLE BOOK

By Rudyard Kipling

It could be easily disregarded as a book written for children, but Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book is definitely one to pick up before watching the film. The short stories detail a whole world that encapsulate Kipling’s philosophy of life. He writes about the how we see things as a society and how we do things as humans. More than just a simple tale for kids, it’s definitely worth picking apart this literary work of art before setting down to watch the new remake. 

Film: Out now!

 

INTO THE FOREST 

By Jean Hegland

Set in the near-future, Jean Hegland’s Into the Forest is a powerfully written, apocalyptic  novel that focuses on the relationship between two teenage sisters who are living alone in a cabin in the middle of nowhere. They discover that the outside world is on the brink of an apocalypse. Pick this up if you like dystopian fiction that will grab you by the throat and shake you for all you’re worth. Plus the film has Ellen Page.

Film: July 22nd

 

INFERNO

By Dan Brown

…Actually maybe you should just watch the film.

Film: October 14th

THE LOST CITY OF Z

By David Grann

David Grann’s The Lost City Of Z is a new classic of the narrative non-fiction genre. The novel details a quest for truth that leads to death, madness or disappearance for those who seek to solve it. After stumbling upon a hidden trove of diaries, author David Grann set out to solve "the greatest exploration mystery of the 20th century", what happened to the British explorer Percy Fawcett & his quest for the Lost City of Z?

Film: TBC

 

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