and furthermore, says Neil

Neil Gaiman – Neil Gaiman’s Journal
“Writing a novel is a voyage of discovery,” said Neil Gaiman, who has written piles of them (including “American Gods,” “Anansi Boys,” and “Neverwhere”) and sold millions.
But turning a novel into a film is like “running a very sharp-edged maze leading through a minefield, with people shooting at you, in a freezing downpour, having no sense of where the exit might be, pursued by hounds, while blindfolded.”

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