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7 Books That Go Bad. Really Bad.

If there’s one thing you learn from the movies, books can sometimes cause a heck of a lot of trouble. Read and write responsibly.

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What's so bad:

Looks harmless, right? The Book of the Dead, along with an audiotape of incantations from said book, create all manner of demonic problems for Ash and friends in their remote cabin in the woods where they’re stranded.

What’s so bad:

Evelyn (Rachel Weisz) can’t resist a good read of the Book of the Dead which brings life into the mummified remains of Imhotep who was, until recently, decaying in his tomb, minding his own business. With him he brings several plagues and many more deaths in an attempt to raise the body of his old girlfriend. Well done Evelyn, well done.

What’s so bad:

A killer takes inspiration from his local well-stocked library (support your library) and goes about murdering people in the style of the Seven Deadly Sins (this is an incorrect use of library books) while Detective Mills (Brad Pitt) and Detective Somerset (Morgan Freeman) pursue him. It’s not pleasant.

What’s so bad:

There’s a spate of mysterious deaths at a Benedictine monastery and William of Baskerville (Sean Connery) sets about investigating. Upon discovering a secret library, William and his novice (Christian Slater with alarming hair) find that all the victims have read the same book before they died.