I can’t decide how I feel about this. I read the book, and enjoyed reading it because I enjoy reading. I didn’t hate it, but it was kind of like drinking diet soda. It could have been so much more.
Now it is going to be on TV this summer. I am sort of undecided about watching it or not, but the truth is I probably will do so, but with low expectations. A movie version has an opportunity to be an amazing improvement, but that is not the reputation of the made-for-TV variety of film.
If it doesn’t impress me, though, I may just feel like the pet chimp in the story: