Things Only a Book Lover Will Relate To.

THINGS ONLY A BOOK LOVER WILL RELATE TO.

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Back at college, one of my friend who was very fond of books refused to watch a movie based on a Novel because she wanted to read the Novel first. At that time, I didn’t understand why she did that. And of course I never thought for a second before watching  Harry Potter movies rather than reading the book first that one day I will regret it. Whole world is a fan of Mr. Potter and J.K Rowling who created these wonderful, magical books for millions. I somehow never read Harry Potter until one day when one of my friend’s love for them inspired me to read them. Here comes the part every book lover will relate to,

We have spoiled our power of Imagination if we have watched the movie before reading the book.

Yes! I imagined Harry as Daniel  and Hermione as Emma Watson. Sadly, everything was spoiled as I imagined characters, Locations and incidents as shown in the movie but the amazing work of the author kept me glued to the book and I loved every bit of it.

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We have subjected ourselves towards the involuntary will to compare and to Judge. (Book Vs. Movies )

I will not compare. I must enjoy. Yes, we do tell ourselves all these things while watching the movie adapted from the book but end up comparing and Judging both. Most of you would agree with me if I say that I found the book better than the movie version of it. Of course I understand, while making movies based on books, one faces many Challenges and it is not an easy task.

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Here comes the Ultimate question:

Book as hard copy or soft copy.

Everyone will have their own opinion about it but somehow I think there is something special about owning a hard copy and then putting those little letters on it, the most important ones, letters of our name. Secondly, there is also something incredibly magical about the smell of the book. It awakens the will to read.

When with the companion who doesn’t complains, Books! We tend to see the non readers and think, omg! They are missing so much.

This happens to me while reading a book. When I laugh, I look around and wish that everyone could read those lines and enjoy. Non readers, who are not very fond of books often find excuse not to read but I really wish they did.

If travelling, there is this urge to not set a foot out without grabbing the favorite set of books.

Does it happen to you? I have this urge, it feels like I am missing something if I do not stuff few books in my bag with me while leaving home for a journey.

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And Lastly,

Every Book reader must have wished secretly to be an author someday.

Someday ,someday we all will write something, someday! Because only when we read, we learn and only when we learn, we write. 🙂

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Thank you.
Much Loves,

Arohii

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16 Comments Add yours

  1. Tom Schultz says:

    I usually prefer reading the book to seeing the movie. I remember when I was in high school, there was a movie made of my favorite novel, The Stranger. I really looked forward to seeing the film, but it turned out to be a huge disappointment. The book was just not translatable to the screen. On the other hand, I saw the movie of To Kill a Mockingbird before reading the book. That time, the book was a disappointment, though Harper Lee was an excellent writer. But, the acting in the movie was just so good that the characters in the book seemed flat by comparison. So, there’s an exception to every rule–which is good because otherwise what would we lawyers do for a living? 🙂

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    1. Arohii says:

      Haha, yes, indeed. Very well said. Thank you for your lovely comment Tom. Have a beautiful day 😊

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  2. Can relate totally. Nice post.

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    1. Arohii says:

      Thank you 😊

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  3. MissKymmiee says:

    I love reading a book before seeing a movie, for many reasons just to mention a book allows me to imagine and low key be the director of the story whilst a movie is way too summarized for the most part… Great Post ❤ Ps: Did u get my e-mail? Good Day love

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    1. Arohii says:

      Thank you dear… Me too I prefer reading books first Too, oh! did you write me a mail ? I am going to check it right now!! lovess xx 😊

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    2. Arohii says:

      Dear kymmie, I have not received any mail from you, I just checked !

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  4. Clanmother says:

    I am enjoying your blog – great to connect over the “blogger” miles. Books allow us to savor the details and explore our imagination. Movies are great entertainment. I love both!

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    1. Arohii says:

      Thank you dear. I am very happy you are enjoying my blog. It is pleasure following you as well and your support here and on Twitter means a lot. Me too, I love both too. Much Loves, xx

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      1. Clanmother says:

        We are on a grand adventure. So glad that our paths came together.

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      2. Arohii says:

        Absolutely!!! Me too 🙂

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  5. can relate with your post very deeply and can understand your feelings, agree with you that there is a different charm and attraction of the smell of a book, i always loved the smells specially when i used to our district lovely(regular for 5 years).
    when we watch movies that time our brain starts to stop working and we believe what we see but reading books not only enhances our knowledge but also enhances our imagination power and sir Einstein said…”imagination is more necessary than knowledge”
    i also prefer to read the book first before watching its movie version.

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    1. Arohii says:

      Very well said. Thank you so much. I agree that there is something special about the smell of fresh pages. And nice to know, you think alike. Have a good day. 😊

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  6. seenu625 says:

    I love to read and see the movie. Most often there is subtle changes that is expected. Thanks for sharing this awesome information.

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  7. shruti502 says:

    Great post!I too can totally relate to many of the thin!gs you mentioned.Cheers to that!I look forward to read more of your writings.Have a great week ahead!

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    1. Arohii says:

      Thank you so much dear, glad you could relate to the post. 😊😊

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