What are the best shows on Netflix adapted from books?Hollywood has run out of ideas. This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone out there. After all, we’ve suffered through a bevy of remakes and reboots for what feels like the last 30 years. So, what’s the solution, you ask? Goddam adaptations, that’s what. Because even though Hollywood doesn’t seem to have anything original for us, the writers of the next great American novel sure as hell do. And it may surprise you to learn that some of your favorite TV series come from real written work. That you can buy in paperback form. And read in the comfort of your living room. Of course, if you’re a lazy piece of s— (like we are), you can just tune into Netflix instead. So here are all the best shows on Netflix adapted from books.
North &amp; South (North and South)
Margaret Hale struggles with class issues and her growing attraction to John Thornton in Victorian England. Yes, North & South is exactly what you’d expect from a British romance novel written in 1855. And you know what? We are 100% okay with it, because some days, you just need to drink an entire bottle of wine while you yell at Richard Armitage through the TV for his complete inability to read a situation.