This is how it works in the modern age: A man writes a book, two other men make a movie based on the book, another man writes a soundtrack to the movie based on the book, then the man who wrote the book writes an essay about his reactions to the movie and its attendant soundtrack in which he insists the book didn't mean much of anything to him till he saw the movie and heard the soundtrack. Then, on top of all that, you, the reader of the book and viewer of the movie, read the author's post-film essay and realize that, yeah, maybe the book and movie and soundtrack and essay... More >>>