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6 Books That Would Be Impossible to Turn Into Movies

You know that feeling? The feeling when your favorite book is being adapted into a movie and you’re excited and terrified at the same time because on the one hand, you’ll finally get to see it come to life… but on the other hand, you just know they’ll get something wrong?

Now, I believe that most books have a fighting chance of becoming decent films—EXCEPT for the following. Unfortunately, these books really have the deck stacked against them. Some of them are too long, some of them lack a cohesive story, and some of them—well, some of them are straight-up cursed.

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