That Was A Book!?!? (Second Edition of the Underrated and Obscure)

I ran out of space for my first list, so here is the follow-up. Here are more underrated source materials that inspired films. The volume of works is fascinating to see, and makes for good reading, most of the time. It's always fascinating to see how literature continues to change. As I find them, the list keeps growing and growing….Happy reading!
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message 1: by Jean (last edited Oct 11, 2014 04:51PM) (new)

Jean Wetmore #43 A Time to Kill has over 400,000 ratings. I don't see how that is considered Underrated or Obscure,


message 2: by Annelisa (new)

Annelisa Jean wrote: "#43 A Time to Kill has over 400,000 ratings. I don't see how that is considered Underrated or Obscure,"

The reason that it's on this list is because there are still a number of people who don't realize that the film started out as a book. Many of the books on this and the first list, even if they have high ratings, have been eclipsed by the popularity of their filmic adaptations, including "A Time to Kill".


message 3: by Mike Briggs (new)

Mike Briggs I didn't know A Time to Kill was a movie.


message 4: by Annelisa (new)

Annelisa Mike wrote: "I didn't know A Time to Kill was a movie."

Yes, it was made in 1997 with Matthew McConaughey and Samuel L. Jackson.


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