Posts Tagged ‘TV Reviews’

  • The Leftovers: Episode 1

    • Sep 21, 2014 • Tags: , ,

    As is usually the case when a book is adapted, a few of us wondered, in the 4th Estate office, how true to the book  The Leftovers HBO adaptation would be. The first question was, ‘who will be cast?’ An all-star cast was delivered to us. Second question: ‘do you think the disappearances will be limited to Mapleton, like in Tom Perrotta’s novel, or would the rapture be worldwide?’ The latter is true, and, to our delight, this aspect of the novel, like many others, is done so well that there were no grumbles the following day that ‘the book is so much better, they shouldn’t have bloody touched it’. Read more…