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    Coming to tellyboxes: An adaptation of Douglas Stuart’s Young Mungo.

    Janet Manley

    March 21, 2023, 10:55am

    Crivvens! Good news has come in on the morning winds for fans of Scottish-American author Douglas Stuart. He has already teamed up with studio A24 on a TV adaptation of his 2020 Booker Prize winning novel Shuggie Bain, about a young boy in public housing in Thatcherite times, to broadcast on the BBC, and is now confirmed to be working on an adaptation of Young Mungo also, Deadline reports.

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    Young Mungo follows Protestant Mungo and Catholic James, who grow up in public housing in Glasglow and “become best friends as they find a sanctuary in the pigeon dovecote that James has built for his prize racing birds.” (We do love a birder novel.) Suart was born in Glasgow and moved to NYC in adulthood to work in fashion.

    A24 are of course the studio behind the Oscar-dominating Everything Everywhere All At Once (if you enjoyed watching that, you might like reading these books). A broadcaster has not yet been announced.

    [via Deadline]

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