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Pulitzer winning novel The Goldfinch to hit big screen

Published on Jul 30, 2014 6:55 AM

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Donna Tarrt's acclaimed novel The Goldfinch could be set for the big screen after Warner Bros. snapped up the film rights to the Pulitzer Prize-winning best-seller, it was confirmed on Tuesday.

A tale of survival, The Goldfinch charts a decade in the life of its 13-year old protagonist, whose mother is killed in an act of terrorism at the New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Paul Mcguire, a spokesman for Warners Bros., said no decision has been made as to who will write the screenplay or produce the film.

A release date also has not yet to be determined, he said.

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