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10 sequels based on a classic book

10 authors who wrote a novel based in another author's literary world.

3. 'The Hours,' by Michael Cunningham

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Michael Cunningham's 1998 novel follows three main characters who are each affected by Virginia Woolf's novel "Mrs. Dalloway," including one whose storyline is very similar to the main character in Woolf's book. (In both stories a woman is planning a party). Cunningham's book won the Pulitzer Prize as well as the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and was turned into an Oscar-nominated film of the same name.

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