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Forrest Gump Novel

Any Human Heart by William Boyd. '“Any Human Heart” is a kind of “Forrest Gump” for the literate" says the NY Times. I'm sold.

from Metro

Tom Hanks disappoints in 1994 Forrest Gump screen test

In Vietnam sometimes men get sent home to their mamas without legs, sometimes they don't go home at all...and that's all I have to say about that.

The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont and starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. Adapted from the Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption, the film tells the story of Andy Dufresne, a banker who spends nearly two decades in Shawshank State Prison for the murder of his wife and her lover despite his claims of innocence. During his time at the prison, he befriends a fellow inmate, Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding, …

Charles Dickens meets Forrest Gump! This was a wonderfully light read and I really enjoyed it. Was it "good" literature - probably not in the traditional sense. But Pratchett is a terrific writer and brought his story telling skills to this highly enjoyable story. Stars: 8/10