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Top Ten Tuesday: Book Adaptations to prep for this Autumn

This week's Top Ten Tuesday is Autumn reads, and as there are lots of promising adaptations coming up, I'm adding a few of these to my Autumn TBR. 


Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier


I'm feeling very dubious about this adaptation, because Lily James looks much too glam and confident in the trailer - and since seeing the old nineties series I can't picture anyone but Charles Dance as Maxim - but I'm still going to watch it. 

Black Narcissus by Rumer Godden



I remember the seeing the Hollywood film of this (with Deborah Kerr) as a kid, and it was so creepy! The book was written I the fifties, but I've heard it's a good quick read. 

All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot


The last episode is on tonight! It's probably still on channel 5's iplayer, and I bet it'll be on Masterpiece soon. It's just nice cosy watching - I've heard really good things about the books too.

The Witches by Roald Dahl 



Apparently Roald Dahl really liked the old film - until …

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