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5 Books Which Were Better Than Movies

One thing that should be clear is that no one should judge a storybook by watching the film only. Because the moment you judge the book by seeing the film it loses all its essence. You can't experience the thrill the book might offer by watching the film. Sometimes the films are not as good as the book is. So here in this article, you will get to know about some books that are better than the actual movies based on it.

The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars is here to top the list. It is a novel by renowned author John Green. The novel published in the year 2012. The protagonists here are two young adults named Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus Waters. Both of them have serious health conditions, despite being ill how they fell in love and became one is the main story of the novel. If you have read the book and also watched the film you will also say that the book is much better than the movie itself.


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Harry Potter Series

Harry Potter is a series of a novel written by famous British female author J.K. Rowling. This fantasy fiction revolves around three friends named Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and Ron Weasley. All three of them are students at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardy. Later on, 7 films based on the seven novels were made, and everyone who has read and watched the films always says that the books are far better than the films.

The Great Gatsby

Written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald Gatsby is about a group of people who are living in an imaginary town of west egg and east egg all summer long in the year of 1922. According to most of the readers and literary critics, Gatsby is one of the best novels of all time. Later on, a film was made based on the novel but that didn't serve justice to the book.

Perks of Being a Wallflower

Perks of Being a Wallflower directed by Stephen Chobsky is a film that tells the life story of a 15-year-old schoolboy named Charlie. After entering a new school Charlie finds it difficult to cope with life until meeting his seniors at school. They helped him forget about his disturbing past and lead a happy life. Where the film was very good itself, critics say that the book is even better.

The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner is a novel written by famous Afghan-American author Khaled Hosseini. This book was published is 2003. The story is set in Afghanistan where the name of the protagonist is Amir. The story is about Amir and his close friend Hassan. A film was made later on that story but that can never match the level of the original novel.


These are 5 of many books that are better than the films made based on them.