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An unsuitable novel

Not everything can be adapted for TV

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Mihir S Sharma
This year has, so far, not been the best of years. I very much fear, however, it is about to get worse. Nothing is as chilling as the thought that someone is about to muck up a book that you love with a film or television adaptation. And so, ever since I learned that this is the week that an adaptation of A Suitable Boy  will start airing on BBC One, I have lived in fear. Well, there’s a pandemic on, so we are all living in fear more or less, but let’s say the fear has intensified. 

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First Published: Jul 24 2020 | 12:01 AM IST

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