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Four more spins on Jane Austen
LOST IN AUSTEN In this four- part ITV series, a modern- day Austen fan swaps places with Elizabeth Bennet via a mysterious door, then must try to get the narrative back on track. Cue cultureclash comedy!
MR DARCY, VAMPYRE Amanda Grange’s 2009 book sees the newly married Mr and Mrs Darcy embarking on a tour of the continent. But why do rioting villagers keep trying to kill Lizzy’s husband? Guess…
SEDUCING MR DARCY In Gwyn Cready’s 2008 time travel romance, a divorcee is transported into Austen’s novel via, er, a massage, once again changing the story. Turn to page 52 for the dirty bits.
SENSE AND SENSIBILITY AND SEA MONSTERS Another Quirk Books mashup relocates Austen’s 1811 novel to an alternate universe where an event called “The Alteration” has turned sea creatures – including giant lobsters and man- eating jellyfish – against humanity.