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Austen & Variations

Here is my list.

Austen and others

Austen and others

If you come across any thing worth reading please add to the comments section.

If I’ve read it, there will be a one or two word review.

Please note that: *=read, Sc=soft cover, Hc=Hardcover, Tp=Trade paperback, Ped=Pocket edition, A= Annotated version, Eb= Ebook

Of course one must have multiple copies of the original text!

  • Austen, Jane. I am delighted to observe that many of my multiple copies have come as gifts from people I love, and they are therefore greatly cherished.
    • The Complete Works of Jane Austen (delphi Classics) – * Eb (recommend)
    • The Complete Works of Jane Austen – *Tp (thick book)
    • Sense and Sensibility – *Sc , Hc , Tp , Ped , A, Eb (multiple copies)
    • Pride and Prejudice – *Sc , Hc , Tp , Ped , A, Eb (multiple copies)
    • Mansfield Park – *Sc , Hc , Tp , Ped , Eb (fewer copies)
    • Emma – *Sc , Hc , Tp , Ped , Eb (fewer copies)
    • Persuasion – *Sc , Hc , Tp , Ped , A, Eb (multiple copies) (Favourite)
    • Northanger Abbey – *Sc , Hc , Tp , Ped , A, Eb (fewer copies) (least favourite)
    • Sedition – * Hc, Eb, (also in collected works)
    • Other works – (only in collected works)

Variations based on Jane Austens, Pride and Prejudice

  • Adriani, Susan. The Truth about Mr. Darcy– *Tp (meh)
  • Altman, Marsha.
    • #1 -The Darcys and the Bingleys –  (to be acquired)
    • #2 – The Plight of the Darcy Brothers – Tp
    • #3 – Mr.Darcy’s Great Escape – Tp
    • #4 – The Ballad of Grégoire Darcy – (to be acquired)
    • Road to Pemberley (anthology) – (to be acquired)
    • #5 – The Knights of Derbyshire – (to be acquired)
    • #6 – Georgiana and the Wolf – (to be acquired)
    • #7 – Young Mr. Darcy in Love – (to be acquired)
    • #8 – The Chrysanthemum and the Rose (to be acquired)
  • Aston, Elizabeth. The True Darcy Spirit – Tp
  • Baker, Jo. Longbourn – Tp
  • Benneton, Nina. Compulsively Mr. Darcy – * Tp (Quirky)
  • Berdoll, Linda.
    • Mr Darcy takes a Wife – * Tp/Eb (Brilliant, Favourite)
    • Darcy and Elizabeth – * Tp/Eb (Brilliant, Favourite) 
    • The Darcys: The Ruling Passion – (to be acquired)
  • Burnett, Jean. The Bad Miss Bennet – Tp
  • Collins, Rebecca Ann.
    • Book 1: The Pemberley Chronicles – *Tp (Good) 
    • Book 2: The Women of Pemberley – *Tp (Good)
    • Book 3: Netherfield Park Revisited – Tp
    • Book 4: The Ladies of Longbourn – Tp
    • Book 5: Mr Darcy’s Daughter -Tp
    • Book 6: My Cousin Caroline – Tp
    • Book 7: Postscript From Pemberley – (to be acquired)
    • Book 8: Recollections of Rosings – (to be acquired)
    • Book 9: A Women of Influence – Tp
    • Book 10: The Legacy of Pemberley – (to be acquired)
  • Connelly, Victoria. Mr Darcy Forever – Tp
  • Dawkins, Jane.
    • Letters from Pemberley: The first a year – *Tb (Good, epistolary)
    • More Letters from Pemberley – (to be acquired)
  • Elliott, Anna. Georgianna Darcy’s Diary – Eb
  • Fairview, Monica. The Darcy Cousins – Tp
  • Grange, Amanda. Dear Mr. Darcy – *Tp (Amusing, epistolary) 
  • Hamilton, Maria. Mr. Darcy and the Secret of Becoming a Gentleman -*Tp  (Good)
  • Jeffers, Regina. Darcy’s Passions – *Tp (Quirky, title deceptive)
  • Lathan, Sharon.
    • Book 1 – Mr & Mrs Fitzwilliam Darcy: Two shall become one – *Tp (good) 
    • Book 2 – Loving Mr. Darcy: Journeys beyond Pemberley – *Tp (Good)
    • Book 3 – My Dearest Mr. Darcy – Tb
    • Book 4 – The Arms of Mr. Darcy – Tb
    • Book 5 – The Trouble with Mr. Darcy – Tb
    • Novella – A Darcy Christmas – (to be acquired)
    • Miss Darcy Falls in Love – Tb
    • The Passions of Mr. Darcy – Tb (uncle)
  • Louise, Kara.
    • Only Mr. Darcy will do – Tp
    • Darcy’s Voyage – *Tp (Quirky)
  • Mingle, Pamela. The Pursuit of Mary Bennet – *Tp (delightful) 
  • Pierson, C. Allyin. Mr Darcy’s Little Sister – *Tp (Very Good)
  • Reynolds, Abigail. Mr Darcy’s Undoing -* Sc (Witty, spicy) 
  • Sarath, Patrice. The Unexpected Miss Bennet (Mary) – *Tp (delightful)
  • Slater, Maya.
    • The Private Diary of Mr.Darcy – *Tp (interesting)
    • Mr. Darcy’s Diary – Pb (duplicate, gift)
  • Wasylowski, Karen, V. Darcy and Fitzwilliam – * Tp (Good)

Variations based on Jane Austens, Sense and Sensibility

  • Aiken, Joan. Eliza’s Daughter – Tp
  • Collins, Rebecca Ann. Expectations of Happiness – Tp

Variations based on Jane Austens, Persuasion 

  • Jeffers, Regina. Captain Wentworth’s Persuasion – *Tb (Quirky)

Other Variations on Austen

  • Fowler, Karen Joy. The Jane Austen Book Club – Tp
  • Izzo, Kim. The Jane Austen Marriage Manual (a Novel) -Tp
  • James, Syrie.
    • The Missing Manuscript of Jane Austen (a Novel) – Tp
    • The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen (a Novel) – Tp
    • Jane Austen’s First Love (a Novel) – Tp
  • Waters, Sarah. Dancing with Mr.Darcy (short stories) – Pb

Non-Fiction Austen

  • Nixon, Lauren. The Complete world of Jane Austen – *Hc (Total Disappointment)
  • Jennings, Charles. A Brief Guide to Jane Austen – *Pb (Brief, Meh)
  • Sheilds, Carol. Jane Austen – Hc
  • Tomalin, Claire. Jane Austen: A Life – Tp
  • Vogler, Pen. Dinner with Mr Darcy: Recipes inspired by the Novels – Hc

Useful links to lists of Authors writing in this genre.

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New Austen Acquisitions

Well 2016 begins with more Austen Variations

My husband presented me with

Austentatious

Darcy’s Great Escape by Marsha Altman

While browsing the discount book section at our local Chapters today; I lucked out and stumbled on some new stuff!

I came across

Austentatious

Book 5 – Mr. Darcy’s Daughter by Rebecca Ann Collins

Still looking for Book  7,8,10

and

Austentatious

Mr Darcy’s Undoing by Abigail Reynolds and

The Private Diary of Mr. Darcy by Maya Slater

I really must make a List of all the iterations available written by modern authors using classic novels for inspiration.

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