There have been numerous adaptations out in 2012, from the jumps in Woman in Black to the mythical fairytale of Snow White via some Salmon in the Yemen. The year isn't over yet though as plenty more adaptations head our way...
This Friday (7th September) the film adaptation of Lawless hits cinemas. The film, based on the book by Matt Bondurant, stars Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Shia LaBeouf, Guy Pearce & Jessica Chastain and is directed by John Hillcoat.
Then in December, another great story - Life of Pi by Yann Martel - hits cinemas. The adaptation, directed by Ang Lee is set to be a magical take of the award-winning novel.
Both of these fantastic books are published by Canongate Books - with Lawless having its first UK publication last month. Courtesy of the lovely people at Canongate, these two books could be yours. To win both incredible books, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org, put "Competition" in the subject line and let us know what your favourite adaptation of 2012 has been so far...
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The Bondurant Boys were notorious gangster brothers who ran liquor though Franklin County during Prohibition. LAWLESS is their story.
Based on the true account of Matt Bondurant's grandfather and two granduncles, this is a gripping tale of bootlegging, brotherhood and revenge.
'Life of Pi' Blurb
Now a major motion picture from Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee and Winner of the Booker Prize.
One boy, one boat, one tiger . . .
After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg), a female orang-utan and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger. The scene is set for one of the most extraordinary and best-loved works of fiction in recent years.