The Ghost Writer (2010) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Ghost Writer

Roman Polanski, 2010

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The Ghost
Robert Harris, 2007

The Ghost Writer is a movie directed by Roman Polanski in 2010 and based on the book The Ghost by Robert Harris, first published in 2007. The movie features Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Williams, Kim Cattrall, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Hutton, and others.

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“The movie is better than the book”

But the book is worth reading.

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RATING

7.2

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Ghost Writer (Roman Polanski, 2010)

7.4

/ 10

Book Cover: The Ghost (Robert Harris, 2007)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Ghost, the 2007 book by Robert Harris.

The Ghost

Read by: Roger Rees

Storyline

A ghostwriter is hired by publishing firm Rhinehart, Inc. to complete the autobiography of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang. The writer travels to Old Haven on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, where Lang and his wife Ruth are staying in a harshly modernistic mansion, along with Lang’s personal assistant (and implied mistress), Amelia Bly, and staff.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Ghost Writer, the 2010 movie by Roman Polanski

Year

2010

Minutes

128

Movie Rate

7.20

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Ghost Writer

Country: France

Year: 2010

Length: 2h8m

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Cover of The Ghost, the 2007 book by Robert Harris

Year

2007

Pages

384

Book Rate

7.46

S: Goodreads

Book

The Ghost

Country: UK

First published in: 2007

Length: 384 pages

Genre: Fiction

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User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of The Ghost Writer, the 2010 movie by Roman Polanski

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book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of The Ghost, the 2007 book by Robert Harris

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