Five books that are scarier than their adaptations

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Five books that are scarier than their adaptations

No. 5. The girl next door

Written  in 1989, the novel by American writer Jack Ketcham was filmed in 2007.  What makes this book even scarier is that it's based on a true story of  the prolonged torture and murder of Sylvia Likens in Indianapolis,  Indiana, in 1965.

The book remains a bestseller to this day.

No. 4. Let me in

A  novel by Swedish writer John Ajvide Lindqvist "Let me in" was filmed  twice. However, neither the Swedish version of 2008, nor the American  remake of Chloe Grace Moretz in the title role could not be compared  with the book.

The novel includes details that did not get into  the frames of the films. Despite its gloom, the book is a real  bestseller and has been translated into several languages.

No. 3. Woman in black

"Woman  in Black", a horror novel by Susan Hill 1983, actually boasts two  adaptations. The first film adaptation was a British television horror  in 1989, directed by Herbert Wise, the second film was released in 2012.

The  second film, of course, can be considered successful by Hollywood  standards, but only words can convey the whole tin of novel.

No. 2. It

Most  people started talking about this horror just a couple of years ago,  after the film adaptation of the 1986 novel by Stephen King, but we  hasten to inform you that the book – is muuuuch better. For all fans of  the movie, the biggest thing you're missing is the important backstory  and plot development that exists in the main part of the book.

Eventually,  events become even more frightening when readers have more information.  The film, although good, but to surpass the book itself, it certainly  cannot.

No. 1. Rosemary's Baby

The  famous Director Roman Polanski, although he is talented, but could not  repeat the success of the bestselling novel by Ira Levin in 1967.  "Rosemary's child" in the 60s of the last century marked a new era of  "horror".