They are making Carrie "too crazy".....even for a woman I liked the way her character was portrayed in the book much better. Check it out if you haven't already.
I haven't read the book, but I am interest in trying to find the original version of this show so I can watch that as well.
""Homeland is an American drama-thriller television series developed by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa based on the Israeli series Hatufim (English title: Prisoners of War) created by Gideon Raff.""
""Prisoners of War (original title in Hebrew: חטופים Translit.: Hatufim Translated: "Abductees") is an Israeli television drama series made by Keshet and originally aired on Israel's Channel 2 from March to May 2010. A second season aired in Israel from October to December 2012. The series was created by Israeli director, screenwriter and producer Gideon Raff.In July 2010, it won the Israeli Academy Award for Television for Best Drama Series.
The show was sold to 20th Century Fox Television and adapted into the acclaimed series Homeland for cable channel Showtime in the United States.""