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A novelization (or novelisation in British English) is a work of fiction that is written based on some other media story form rather than as an original work. For example, successful movies are often novelized. Some are merely straight retellings from the screenplay, while some novelisations add additional background material not found in the original work. The practice was particularly popular for popular television series before the advent of home video meant that programs could be recorded to watch again, or commercial releases bought. British English (BrE) is a term used to refer to the form of the English language spoken in the British Isles. ... The Three Graces, here in a painting by Sandro Botticelli, were the goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity and fertility in Greek mythology. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of... The home video business rents and sells videocassettes and DVDs to the public. ...


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Target Books was a British publishing company, founded in the early 1970s as a subsidiary of WH Allen Limited. ...

References

  • Jan Baetens & Marc Lits, eds: "Novelization. From Film to Novel". Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2004.

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