This adaptation of the classic novel is set in the 21st century, the focus mainly on Jo’s struggle to become a writer & her slow realization of that her mentor loves her.
J.D. Salinger’s story begins in 1939 J.D. Salinger & his mentoring by Whit Burnett through his WW 2 trauma & his novel Catcher in the Rye leading to fame, but fame brings problems leading him to become a recluse.
After success of his 1st novel, a man is a failure 15 years later as writer, husband & father, now tries to reunite with his ex-wife & son during a storm.
Nocturnal animal is what Edward calls his crime novel he has sent Susan, who had betrayed him 19 years earlier, & its characters resemble the 2 of them, she comes to realize–the title is what he used to call her due to her insomnia.
“Genius,” the story of Max Perkins and Thomas Wolfe is brilliant. Click the image to read my entire review.
In Italy during World War 1 a young Ernest Hemingway drives an ambulance & falls in love with a beautiful nurse several years older than he.
Through interviews with writers and those who knew Salinger, this film explores the life of America’s most reclusive writer. His novel Catcher in the Rye made him both famous and publicity shy.
This is a fantasy adventure for middle school children in which Percy Jackson, based on the Greek mythological Perseus joins with his friends in search of the Golden Fleece.