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The Books Behind Film & TV The Books Behind Film & TV

It's a no-brainer really – so many brilliant books have inspired great (and some not so great, let's face it) TV and film productions so here are the books behind the latest film and TV favourites. Click here to get the latest and most up to date release dates for UK films.

This Month's Featured Books

Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty
Apple Tree Yard
Louise Doughty
A gripping psychological thriller. Yvonne Carmichael is a woman who prides herself on her ability to control her life and achieve what she wants. The tale builds alarmingly, beginning with an impulsive affair which sets in train a series of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2017
A Monster Calls: Special Collector's Edition by Patrick Ness
A Monster Calls: Special Collector's Edition
Patrick Ness
This is a gorgeous illustrated hardback of the award-winning novel complete with added interviews with author, illustrator director and cast and photos from the production. Grown from an original idea by Siobhan Dowd and beautifully illustrated by Jim Kay,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2016
The Girl Before by J. P. Delaney
The Girl Before
J. P. Delaney
Enter the world of One Folgate Street and discover perfection ... but can you pay the price? For all fans of The Girl on the Train and Gone Girl comes this spellbinding Hitchcockian thriller which takes psychological suspense...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/01/2017
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them The Original Screenplay by J. K. Rowling
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them The Original Screenplay
J. K. Rowling
J.K. Rowling's screenwriting debut is captured in this exciting hardcover edition of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay. Featuring a cast of remarkable characters, this is epic, adventure-packed storytelling at its very best. Whether an existing fan...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/11/2016

Last Month's Featured Books

Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James

Fifty Shades of Grey
E. L. James
The book everyone’s been talking about, now a major motion picture. Young and innocent Anastasia Steele doesn’t quite know what to make of the smouldering industrialist Christian Grey when she...

Fifty Shades Darker by E. L. James

Fifty Shades Darker
E. L. James
Daunted by the dark secrets of the tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Ana Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a US publishing house. But...

The Month Before's Featured Books

The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman

The Light Between Oceans
M. L. Stedman
Isolated at the tip of Australia as a lighthouse keeper, emotionally traumatised World War I veteran Tom fears for his wife's sanity after her third miscarriage. Then a boat turns...

Nocturnal Animals Official Film Tie-in Originally Published as Tony and Susan by Austin Wright

Nocturnal Animals Official Film Tie-in Originally Published as Tony and Susan
Austin Wright
A novel within a novel…a masterpiece of brilliance that will dazzle you. Tony and Susan is an eerie, riveting novel of reading...

Jeremy Poldark A Novel of Cornwall 1790-1791 by Winston Graham

Jeremy Poldark A Novel of Cornwall 1790-1791
Winston Graham
Jeremy Poldark is the third novel in Winston Graham's sweeping series of Cornwall, Poldark. Cornwall 1790. Ross Poldark faces the darkest hour of his life. Accused of wrecking two ships,...

A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

A Game of Thrones
George R. R. Martin
A breathtaking and compelling novel, penned by a master Storyteller. A Game of Thrones feels so authentic, it’s as though it is a written record, based on historical facts. If...

Poldark: The Complete Scripts - Series 2 by Debbie Horsfield, Damian Timmer

Poldark: The Complete Scripts - Series 2
Debbie Horsfield, Damian Timmer
This second volume of Debbie Horsfield's original scripts for the acclaimed television series takes readers from Ross's trial to the dramatic final episode. Poldark: The Complete Scripts - Series 2...

The World of Poldark by Emma Marriott

The World of Poldark
Emma Marriott
Emma Marriott's The World of Poldark explores the characters, the compelling stories and the era that Winston Graham - and the television series - set out to recreate, the England...

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The vast majority of films are based on books some better known than others. So, we thought it would be great idea to put all these books in one place so you can easily find and read the 'book behind the film' - which we, of course, think is always better.

 

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