There might need to be some clarification here. Any book? Only books by well known authors? Only books adapted into movies? Into popular movies? Into recent popular movies.
To keep this moving along I will start with this quote:
“Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.”
Regarding the questions I first posed for this book the answers in order are: Yes. Yes. Yes. Probably at one time. No.