Who Should Rewrite Jane Austen? Oh, No One?


A literary group is reviving the work of Jane Austen, a writer lost to time, by asking a handful of contemporary best-selling authors to rewrite her work. They’ve got people like Curtis Sittenfeld and Alexander McCall Smith selected, with two novels left for assignment. The Guardian’s Book Blog started an open thread requesting suggestions for new Jane Austen imitators. Can we interest you in a not today?

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