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Newsletter # 15 – Chick lit

Chick lit . Helen Fielding’s book “Bridget Jones’ Diary”, published in 1996, was a milestone in the annals of the history of the Chick-lit genre, also known as Gossip-lit. Chick-lit is attached to female heroines. They are generally young, beautiful, … Continue reading

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Newsletter # 13 – HIGH-CONCEPT

The need for new stories and the desire for originality encourage us to propose more daring books. This week’s selection was made in this spirit: to surprise you with “high concept” stories characterised by an over-arching “what if?” scenario that acts as a catalyst for the events to follow. Continue reading

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Newsletter # 12 – CLASSIC

Does adapting a classic author mean shooting yourself in the foot? We may ask what motivates so many filmmakers to adapt famous novels and classic authors, given the common risk of disappointing readers and cinephiles. At Best-seller to Box-office, we believe that … Continue reading

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