Books That Turned Into Blockbusters

The Revenant

The Revenant is a 2015 American historical drama directed, co-produced, and co-written by Alejandro G. Iñárritu. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Glass, and co-stars Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, and Will Poulter. The film follows Glass’s quest for revenge after one of his men betrays him, kills his son, and leaves the severely wounded Glass behind.




The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower is written by American writer Stephen Chbosky which was first published on February 1, 1999 by Pocket Books.Its narrator is an introverted teenager known as Charlie, who describes his experiences in a series of letters to an anonymous stranger. Set in the early 1990s, the novel follows Charlie through his freshman year of high school in a Pittsburgh suburb. Chbosky took five years to develop and publish The Perks of Being a Wallflower, creating the characters and other aspects of the story from his own memories. The novel addresses themes permeating adolescence, including introversion, sexuality, and drug use. Chbosky makes several references to other literary works, films, and pop culture in general.


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