Sharp Objects

End 2018 with the List of This Year’s Best TV Adaptations!

Many great books have made their way to the small screen this year. Here are some of the best TV adaptations that have come out in 2018!

 

1. The Little Drummer Girl

 

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An English actress, Charlie, is recruited by the Israelis to infiltrate a terrorist cell responsible for a string of deadly bombings. She debuts in the role of a lifetime as a double agent in the “theater of the real.”

 

2. The Child in Time

 

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Author Stephen Lewis is confronted with every parent’s worst nightmare: his only child is snatched away in a supermarket. In one horrifying moment that will replay itself for years to come, Stephen realizes that his daughter is gone.

 

 

3. The Alienist

 

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In 1896, a series of horrific murders grips New York City. Criminal psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, newspaper illustrator John Moore, and headstrong secretary Sara Howard set out to apprehend one of New York’s first serial killers.

 

 

4. The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story

 

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The second season of American Crime Story explores the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace by the notorious spree killer Andrew Cunanan.

 

5. Sharp Objects

 

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Troubled reporter Camille Preaker returns to her hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls. Camille will have to confront the demons of her past in order to survive this homecoming and get the story.

 

 

6. A Very English Scandal

 

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In 1960s England, Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe is hiding an affair with a man at a time when homosexuality is still illegal. His lover threatens to reveal the affair, and Thorpe is accused of trying to have him murdered, leading to the trial of the century.

 

 

7. Killing Eve

 

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Eve is a bored MI5 security officer whose desk-bound job doesn’t fulfill her fantasy of becoming a spy. Villanelle is a talented killer who clings to the luxurious lifestyle that her violent job affords her. These two women become equally obsessed with each other and go head to head in a game of cat and mouse.

 

 

8. My Brilliant Friend

 

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After her dearest friend seems to have disappeared without a trace, an elderly Elena Greco begins to write the story of their friendship. She recounts their childhood in a hectic 1950s Naples, and over sixty years of memories and conflicts.

 

 

 

 

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