Shafak novel one of a trio picked up by Netflix

Netflix has announced three new screen literary adaptations, including one rework based on Elif Shafak’s The Forty Rules of Love (Penguin), as its vice-president for international originals, Kelly Luegenbiehl, said the company wants to partner with publishers, not compete against them. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 15:24:52 UTC ]
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