Category Archives: Books

Adapting Books to Film

Book to Film adaptations are a tricky thing to navigate. They are two distinctly different mediums, but they are similar in ways that make people believe they should be the same. Film is truly visual. As much or more is … Continue reading

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“Never Let Me Go” Trailer

One of the last books we read in The Joshua Centre Book Club was “Never Let Me Go” by Kazuo Ishiguro. If you want to read any of the posts, you can here. There is a new movie version of … Continue reading

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The Joshua Centre Book Club: “Old Filth” Introduction

The next book in The Joshua Centre Book Club is Jane Gardam’s “Old Filth”. This should be an interesting character to discuss and read about. Jane Gardam is an acclaimed writer that has given us a lot of memorable writing … Continue reading

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The Joshua Centre Book Club: “The Accidental Tourist” Chapters 16-20

Macon, what got into you? You had a good thing going with Muriel. You offered to pay for private school for her son – you were invested in the relationship, but then you decide to drive your car from the … Continue reading

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The Joshua Centre Book Club: “The Accidental Tourist” Chapters 11-15

“The Accidental Tourist” Chapters 11-15 Macon Leary seems to be accidentally moving on and regaining a sense of life and a sense of purpose because of his relationship with Muriel (strange name for a strange girl, as said in the … Continue reading

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The Joshua Centre Book Club: “The Accidental Tourist” Chapters 7-10

“The Accidental Tourist” Chapters 7-10 When we last left Macon, he was struggling with Edward, his dog, and living in his childhood home with the rest of his siblings while nursing a broken leg. Things really didn’t seem too good … Continue reading

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The Joshua Centre Book Club: “The Accidental Tourist” Chapters 1-6

“The Accidental Tourist” Chapters 1-6 Macon Leary is a man lost in his own life. The world around him has crumbled and for someone like him: a fastidious, peculiar and orderly man, it’s tough to deal with. The break-up scene … Continue reading

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