Oh. Technically that would be the musical. Cervantes would have written Señorito Quixote.Originally Posted by J. Robb
Yeah, I didn't want to attempt Spanish.Originally Posted by Jonathan Bogart
Star Wars: Episode Pi
Star Trek: The Current Generation
Asimov's "I, Graphing Calculator"
Orson Scott Card's "Speaker for the Slightly Ill"
Percy Shelley's "Ozymandius: The Good Years"
Joe Haldeman's The temporary intervention in Iraq.
Adolf Hitler's Meine Zukunft als Architekt.
Arthur C. Clarke's 2000: the year nothing happened.
Martin Caidin's The 6 000 000 stitches man.
George R.R. Martin's A hatching of dragons, a.k.a. No, not yet the following book... this one is a prequel!
H. G. Wells' The practice of Dr. Moreau, veterinarian.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's Viktor, boy genius, and his funny inventions.
Ira Levin's Rosemary's cherry.
Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of slightly unbalanced Men whose lovers aren't dead yet.
Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Dark Pink Letter
Lewis Carroll's Alice tries to pay attention to her lessons
Anna Sewell's Black Not-that-Bad-looking
Thomas Hardy: The Departure of the Native
Arthur Conan Doyle: The Puppy of the Baskervilles
Alfred Bester: Golem99 (can't do superscripts, alas)
Samuel Beckett: Making an Appointment with Godot
L. Frank Baum: Dorothy Moves to Kansas
Ray Bradbury: Something Wicked Is Just Kind of Loitering Around Over There
Darn, some of the ones I was thinking of are already taken. I so wanted to say Romeo and Rosalind, and my Oz prequil would have been "Dorthy Gail of Kansas"
Here are some other ones I thought of:
Shakespeare's The Death of King Hamlet the Elder
Ray Bradburry's Fahrenheit 350
Shakespeare's King Duncan (in which we see how Duncan became king of Scotland, and also how he met two young soldiers, MacBeth and Banquo)
"Well, that's it's point exactly, it is the celebration of when milk goes off big time stylie." -- Stephen Frye, on the subject of cheese from an episode of Qi
"It's the first rule of Space! Don't sleep with Space Vampires!!!!" -- Rallura
"I'm not gay...I'm bisexual, there's a difference!" Bruce from Christopher Durang's Beyond Therapy
I know that a couple of Ray's have been done, but as a huge Bradbury fan, I must contribute.
The Halloween Sapling.
A Funeral-home for Lunatics
The September Country.
The Venus Outlines.
I Sing the Body Steam-driven.
Dashiell Hammet's The Thin Boy.
Percy Shelley's My New Statue is Awesome.*
Charles Dickens's A Tale of a City.
Fred Gipson's Young Yeller.
William Butler Yeats, "The First Coming."
Christopher Marlowe, Dr. Faustus at University.
Isabelle Holland's The Man With a Face.
Ernest Hemingway's Hello, Arms.
*EDIT: Crap, I just noticed someone beat me to the Ozymandias joke.
Eh, I prefer yours anyway.Originally Posted by Ed Cunard
A Tale of A City and That Empty Lot Over There
Heart of Greyness
Bride's Head Visited
Lord of the Rings: I've Never Seen That Particular King Before
The Silmarillion: Of The Era Where Even Less Happened
Mark Helprin's Autumn's Short Story (A Winter's Tale)
Douglas Adams' Hichhiker's Guide to Uranus
Frank Herbert's Mound and The Sleeper Has Stirred (infinitly better than KJA's "work")
Isaac Asimov's The Next-to-Last Question
Arthur C. Clarke's Adjacent to the Crack of Dawn (Against the Fall of Night)
Siegel & Schuster's Slightly-Above-Average Man
Joe Haldeman's Prolonged Skirmish
Neil Gaiman's Anansi Fetuses
"If you can't say anything good about someone, sit right here by me." - Alice Roosevelt Longworth, on manners
"It's not whether you win or lose, it's whether I win or lose." - Peter David, on life
How about Neil Gaiman's British Demigods?Originally Posted by Michael Pullmann