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'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' and 14 other modern twists on classic novels

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Classic remakes

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Classic remakes

Sure, you know about Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, but have you seen these 14 other classic twists?

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'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'

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'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'

Seth Grahame-Smith expands on the beloved Jane Austen novel with comedic scenes of zombie mayhem.

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'My Jane Austen Summer: A Season in Mansfield Park'

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'My Jane Austen Summer: A Season in Mansfield Park'

Author Cindy Jones tells the story of a contemporary woman, Lily, who spends the summer at a Jane Austen literary festival.

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'Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters'

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'Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters'

The Dashwood sisters are sent to live on an island filled with giant lobsters and two-headed sea creatures in this parody novel by Ben H. Winters.

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'The Cake House'

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'The Cake House'

In this retelling of Hamlet, Latifah Salom features a female main character who is just as unstable as the original.

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'Great'

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'Great'

In this adaptation by Sara Benincasa, a young girl heads to the Hamptons for the summer, where she encounters drama similar to that in The Great Gatsby.

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'Catherine'

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'Catherine'

April Lindner weaves modern romance and mystery in this retelling of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights.

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'Marly's Ghost'

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'Marly's Ghost'

Swapping Christmas with Valentine's Day, David Levithan takes his character Ben through a Dickens-like past, present and future.

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'This Dark Endeavor'

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'This Dark Endeavor'

Serving as a prequel to the Frankenstein classic, this novel by Kenneth Oppel gives you a glimpse of Victor Frankenstein's life before his monstrous creation.

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'Railsea'

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'Railsea'

This remake by China Miéville turns the classic Moby Dick tale into a science-fiction thriller.

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'The Innocents'

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'The Innocents'

Francesca Segal recasts The Age of Innocence into a smart and funny tale of a modern twentysomething.

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'Tiger Lily'

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'Tiger Lily'

Before Wendy came along, Tiger Lily was the object of Peter Pan's affection in Jodi Lynn Anderson's reimagined version of the original tale.

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'Juliet Immortal'

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'Juliet Immortal'

What would happen if Romeo were the enemy instead of the love interest? Stacey Jay answers that question in her modern adaptation.

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'The Fool's Girl'

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'The Fool's Girl'

Spun from Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, this novel by Celia Rees is set in Elizabethian England where Violetta must revive her kingdom.

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'New Girl'

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'New Girl'

Paige Harbison retells the story of Rebecca through the eyes of someone haunted by the past of a missing girl.

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