Pride And Prejudice: 'Modern Retelling' Has Bestseller Written All Over Itby The Daily Eye Team April 11 2016, 3:06 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 32 secs
Good news millennials! You're getting your very own "modern retelling" of Pride and Prejudice; because how else can your generation comprehend the experiences of Jane Austen's Elizabeth Bennet unless she's a trendy magazine editor?
New York Times-bestselling author Curtis Sittenfeld is set to release Eligible, which recasts Austen's iconic characters in present-day Cincinnati. Magazine editor Liz Bennet and her older sister, yoga instructor Jane, must leave NYC to return home when their father falls ill. Kitty and Lydia have been turned into CrossFit fanatics, while Mary is now a recluse in the midst of her third online master's degree.