Saturday, August 27, 2016

Man Booker winner The Luminaries adapted for TV

Posted at 8:29AM Friday 26 Aug 2016
Eleanor Catton's Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Luminaries is to be made into a BBC drama series.
The six-part adaptation, also written by Catton, is a Victorian mystery tale set during the New Zealand gold rush.The New Zealand author became the youngest ever winner of the Man Booker Prize - aged 28 - when The Luminaries won in 2013.The 832-page book was also the longest work to win in the prize's history.The judges described it as a "Kiwi Twin Peaks". BBC

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