Best Books 2002 (long, because I don't know when to shut up)

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at
Thu Jan 2 16:53:25 EST 2003

--- Melissa Proffitt <Melissa at> wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Jan 2003 23:26:41 +0800 (WST), Paul
> Andinach wrote:
> >Incidentally, I recently discovered, in the bargain
> videos bin at the
> >local supermarket, a new contender for Worst Monte
> Cristo Adaptation
> >Ever.  (snip) (Which reminds me, what was the
> general opinion on the
> most recent theatrical version?  I can't decide if I
> want to see it because
> all the people who are recommending it, despite
> having good taste generally,
> haven't read the book.)

I hated it, not much like the look at all. I saw it on
video recently while at the same time the recent
French TV version (1998) with Gerard Depardieu was
being shown late at night. That version is so much


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