There are two kinds of people in the world – one who love reading and those who, even after trying, cannot finish a book. For the latter ones the adaptations happen. Amazing books should reach people by any means and what can be better than audio-visual medium?
From award winning novels to path-breaking books, filmmakers choose the best of the best books and turn them into even more classic with their skills.
Here are the TV series which are based on books and are as amazing as them.
Game of Thrones
The famous HBO TV series Game of Thrones is based on a novel A Game of Thrones. This novel is the first one of the epic fantasy novel series named A Song of Ice and Fire. Written by George R R Martin, the novel won the Locus Award in 1997.
Orange is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison is the story of author Piper Kerman who spent her time in Women’s prison. The Netflix TV series Orange is the New Black is based on this novel and puts light on lesser-known issues.
The Vampire Diaries
L J Smith started to write the series of novels with the title The Vampire Diaries in 1991. Later, in the year 2009, The CW launched an eight-season long TV series which concluded in March 2017.
Detective Byomkesh Bakshi
Bengal’s answer to Arthur Conan Doyle, the chronicles of detective Byomkesh Bakshi not only inspired TV series, bu also inspired many filmmakers. This legendary series of Indian television is based on the books written in classical Bengali and are a linguistic treat.
From the signature tune to the beautiful sketches, Malgudi days was the perfect Sunday treat and made Indian television more entertaining. Based on RK Narayan’s collection of short stories, Malgudi days has been an eternal part of good old childhood days of many Indians.
Enjoy the magic of books on TV with these series and if you have a book in your mind that you think must become a TV series, comment below.