The Dark Angel (1989) TV Mini-Series poster and book cover compared.

The Dark Angel

Peter Hammond, 1989

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Uncle Silas
J. Sheridan Le Fanu, 1864

The Dark Angel is a TV mini-series directed by Peter Hammond in 1989 and based on the book Uncle Silas by J. Sheridan Le Fanu, first published in 1864. The TV series features Beatie Edney, Jane Lapotaire, Tim Woodward, Guy Rolfe, Barbara Shelley, Norma Shebbeare, and others.

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“The TV series is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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RATING

7.2

/ 10

TV Mini-Series Poster: The Dark Angel (Peter Hammond, 1989)

7.4

/ 10

Book Cover: Uncle Silas (J. Sheridan Le Fanu, 1864)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of Uncle Silas, the 1864 book by J. Sheridan Le Fanu.

Uncle Silas

Read by: B.J. Harrison

Storyline

Maud Ruthyn, a charming and delicate young woman, is dispatched to live with her Uncle Silas Ruthyn, a captivating scoundrel who stands to gain the family fortune in case any unfortunate events occur to young Maud. Under the oppressive guardianship of Madame De La Rougierre, Maud soon discovers that the estate conceals horrors far beyond her wildest imagination.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Dark Angel, the 1989 TV series by Peter Hammond

Year

1989

Minutes

148

Movie Rate

7.20

Source: IMDb

TV Mini-Series

The Dark Angel

Original title: Uncle Silas

Country: UK

Year: 1989

Length: 2h28m / 3 episodes

Cover of Uncle Silas, the 1864 book by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Year

1864

Pages

528

Book Rate

7.46

S: Goodreads

Book

Uncle Silas

Original title: Uncle Silas: A Tale of Bartram-Haugh

Country: Ireland

First published in: 1864

Length: 528 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of The Dark Angel, the 1989 TV series by Peter Hammond

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TV series

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of The Dark Angel, the 1989 TV series by Peter Hammond

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25% No

9 votes

3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Uncle Silas, the 1864 book by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

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30% No

7 votes

3 votes

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