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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP08 Dec 2012 11:51 a.m. PST

"Set in subterranean silos that house the remnants of humanity on a post apocalyptic Earth. Thousands of them have lived underground. They've lived there so long, there are only legends about people living anywhere else. Such a life requires rules. Strict rules. There are things that must not be discussed. Like going outside. Never mention you might like going outside. Or you'll get what you wish for"

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I had not read the book.
Anybody had reat it?.
Would be a good movie?

Thanks in advance for your guidance.

Amicalement
Armand

BCantwell08 Dec 2012 1:38 p.m. PST

I've read all of the Wool books I could find on my Kindle (you can get the whole collection for a pretty meager sum). I thought they were pretty interesting.

Might make a good movie, although it is a little like "Sixth Sense" in that much of the impact comes from the surprises that pop up. Some of those I saw coming (but where pretty cool anyway) and some were definite gotchas. So if you'd read the books already I'm not sure that the movie would have a huge amount to offer that hasn't been done. The undergraound visuals and such have been done before.

Personal logo Dentatus Supporting Member of TMP Fezian08 Dec 2012 5:30 p.m. PST

Reading it now. Enjoying it so far.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP08 Dec 2012 10:48 p.m. PST

Many thanks for your guidance boys!.

Amicalement
Armand

platypus01au09 Dec 2012 3:00 a.m. PST

Amtrack Wars and 12 Monkeys had same scenario (though treated very differently).

Why "Wool"? As an Australian, seriously, it makes you think sheep.

Cheers,
JohnG

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