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    Tom Hanks Is Ready With His Debut Novel: Here’s All You Need To Know

    One of the simple and down-to-earth actors of Hollywood, Tom Hanks is here again with one of his latest writing ventures! And this time it is going to be a novel. The book ‘The Making Of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece’ will be up for sale in bookstores in May next year.

    This is not the first time that the actor is putting together a written work. His first book named ‘Uncommon Type‘ had come out in the year 2017. The book was a collection of 17 fictional stories. Now the Forrest Gump‘ star is here again with his first debut novel.

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    All About The Debut Novel

    The Making Of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece

    With the long title, the novel ‘The Making Of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece’ has two parts and three comic books crucial to the story included in them. “Every character in the book does something I’ve experienced while making a movie, as well as discovered a philosophy or learned an important lesson. Even the foolish moments are some kind of stunt I’ve pulled or mistake I’ve survived,” the Oscar-winning actor briefed People on his new book.

    The timeline plot of the novel spans the 1940s and 1970s and then finally comes to the present. The story revolves around the comic books drawn by the nephew inspired by his uncle, a soldier. These comic books are later revived and made into a movie. As the story develops, one can see the complexities of filmmaking too.

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    Tom Hanks: ‘Uncommon Type

    Tom Hanks with Uncommon Type
    Tom Hanks with Uncommon Type

    Uncommon Type‘ came out in 2017 and had mixed reviews from the public. The two times Academy Award winner is not new to writing even back then. He had worked as a screenwriter for the miniseries ‘Band of Brothers‘ and his writing had also appeared over the years in newspapers like The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and The New York Times. Now talking about his short story, ‘Uncommon Type‘.

    The collection has seventeen fictional stories, each of which begins with a typewriter from Hank’s collection. The habits of the characters are connected through these typewriters. With repeated appearances of characters and with many having a resemblance to Hank’s portrayals in cinema, the book is simple and risk-free.

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    Naveena Prasad M
    An ambivert and a feminist, Naveena is an ambitious girl bustling with ideas. Agatha Christie helped her plot her escape route through reading. Then on, reading and writing became her partners in crime! Chocolates, black tea, and salads are her first love. And she chills with crime thrillers and rom-com.

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