26 Books That Give Iconic Literary Characters A Different Story
It is a truth universally acknowledged that people love a fresh spin on a classic.
Last month, we asked BuzzFeed Book Club members to share their favorite retellings of classic novels, in honor of our June selection, Anna K by Jenny Lee. Here are the books that got the most love:
Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer
Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld
Pride by Ibi Zoboi
The Hours by Michael Cunningham
Cress by Marissa Meyer
Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum
On Beauty by Zadie Smith
Meg & Jo by Virginia Kantra
If I’m Being Honest by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka
Ophelia by Lisa Klein
Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson
By the Book by Julia Sonneborn
Do you have a favorite retelling that's not on this list? Tell us in the comments!