five sisters, looking for love – to their mother’s desperation – meet a successful, handsome bachelor.
Sound familiar? Eligible is a very modern retelling of Jane Austen’s
Pride & Prejudice. Liz Bennet is a New York journalist. Jane is considering using a sperm donor. When their father has a health scare, they return to their Cincinnati family home, where trials and tribulations await.
Eligible by Curtis Sittenfield (£7.99, Random House)