Film adaptations boost book sales 2014/10/18, Source,
Books that are turned into films are getting an extra boost in the literary market, backed by the popularity of movie adaptations.
At a glance, there doesn't seem to be much difference between movie theaters and bookshops these days. The best-seller shelf in stores selling novels is often stacked with publications that have been adapted into movies, while film posters promoting the original books are exhibited all over. Of course, films inspired by literary works have been around for years, starting in Korea with Lee Gyeong-son's "The Pioneer" (1924), which was based on writer Lee Gwang-soo's eponymous novel,...More
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