With Fifty Shades of Grey hitting the big screen on Valentine’s Day we take a look at some of the books recently adapted for the big and small screen.
Fifty Shades Of Grey – E L James
The story of successful entrepreneur Christian Grey and his dark secrets.
The Casual Vacancy – J K Rowling
Pagford is a town in shock after the death of Barry Fairbrother.
The Spooks Apprentice –Joseph Delaney
Local author Joseph Delaney’s bestselling book finally makes it to the big screen.
Wolf Hall – Hilary Mantel
Currently being shown on the BBC, this Tudor series follows the story of Thomas Cromwell.
Poldark: Ross Poldark – Winston Graham
Ross Poldark returns from war to find his father dead, his estate derelict and the girl he loved engaged to his cousin.
Arthur And George – Julian Barnes
A sequence of events brings two men who live in different parts of the country together.
Insurgent – Veronica Roth
Tris struggles to accept her new future.
Paper Towns – John Green
Margo Roth Spiegelman’s adventures are the thing of legend at her high school.
Disney produces a live action retelling of the famous fairytale.
Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell – Susanna Clarke
This BBC 1 adaptation follows the story of two 19th Century gentlemen as they rediscover a lost form of magic.
*All these books are available at your local Lancashire library.