The Mountain Between Us

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Categories: Fiction » Love & Romance

My friend read The Mountain Between Us and wanted to see the movie, so I tagged along because, who doesn’t love Idris Elba? I enjoyed the movie and my friend told me the book was better, so she loaned


me her copy and I decided to do what I normally never do: read a book AFTER having seen the movie. Because of the order in which I saw the movie/read the book, I think I have a slightly skewed perception of the book and am probably in the minority when I say I liked the movie better.

Let me back up. The Mountain Between Us is a romance and an adventure/survival story. I didn't find the book to be really heavy on the romance, but everyone knows what happens when a man and a woman survive a plane crash together (Spoiler alert: they end up together). The book was a quick read, but I thought it dragged on a little too long when they were stuck in the wilderness. I thought the movie did a better job of keeping the plot going and creating action to keep me interested and entertained, whereas by the time I was halfway through the book I was ready for a climax/rescue and conclusion.

There were a lot of differences between the book and the movie; whoever wrote the script took a lot of creative license with the book, but for the most part I think the changes that were made resulted in a better plot for the movie. The book reminded me of a Nicholas Sparks book (which you have to be in the mood for), with a little less romance and more focus on survival.

Rating: 3.5 stars. Overall I thought the book was good. I would recommend it to Sparks fans or anyone interested in seeing the movie (which I think was better, but it’s always good to read the book first)

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Guest 9 months ago

I advise all trekkers and nature adventurers to read this book once to know how seemingly insurmountable problems that one may encounter in the wilderness can be over come with determination and perseverance. Good luck !

Guest 10 months ago

I absolutely loved this book. The way the author describes everything and switches from scenes is perfect. I read this book then watched the movie and the movie fell very short of this book.

Keey a year ago

The best book I ever read definitely recommend it to anyone in search of a good book.

Guest 11 months ago

When it comes to reading you have to enjoy and have some kind of emotions wether their sadness or joy. Stop concentrating on chapters or the weight of a book and start enjoying a good read because this one is most definitely an awesome read!

Guest a year ago

I don’t like this because there’s lots of words I don’t know it and this book is too long another chapter you can read the book because the chapters are too long is dropped to 1213 probably 14
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Guest a year ago

show me the link video for me. I want download it

Guest a year ago

Is chapters are too long you need to get rid of most of the chapters so people can read a book straightaway that’s my issue

Guest a year ago

Is chapters are too long you need to get rid of most of the chapters so people can read a book straightaway that’s my issue

Guest a year ago

This was a great book!
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