Adult Book Lists: Classics Retold or Reimagined

[Printable book list]

FIC ADRIAN / Chris Adrian
The Great Night (based on A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare)

FIC AIKEN / Joan Aiken
Eliza's Daughter (a sequel to Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen)

FIC BORCHERT / Don Borchert
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and the Undead (based on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain)

FIC BROOKS / Geraldine Brooks
March (also on audiobook; based on Little Women by Louisa May Alcott)

FIC CLINCH / Jon Clinch
Finn (based on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain)

SF CORNWALL / Emma Cornwall
Incarnation (based on Dracula by Bram Stoker

FIC ERWIN / Sherri Browning Erwin
Jane Slayre (based on Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë)

FIC ESSEX / Karen Essex
Dracula in Love (based on Dracula by Bram Stoker)

MYS FAYE / Lyndsay Faye
Dust and Shadow: An Account of the Ripper Killings by Dr. John H. Watson (based on The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)

FIC GRAND / Porter Grand
Little Women and Werewolves (based on Little Women by Louisa May Alcott)

FIC GRANGE / Amanda Grange
Captain Wentworth's Diary (based on Persuasion by Jane Austen)

FIC HAMBLY / Barbara Hambly
Renfield: Slave of Dracula (based on Dracula by Bram Stoker)

FIC HART / Lenore Hart
Becky: The Life and Loves of Becky Thatcher (based on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain)

MYS HOROWITZ / Anthony Horowitz
The House of Silk (based on The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)

FIC JORDAN / Hillary Jordan
When She Woke (based on The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne)

FIC KALPAKIA / Laura Kalpakian
Cosette: The Sequel to Les Miserables (a sequel to Les Miserables by Victor Hugo)

MYS KING / Laurie King
Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes series (based on The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
The Beekeeper's Apprentice
A Monstrous Regiment of Women
A Letter of Mary
The Moor
O Jerusalem
Justice Hall
The Game
Locked Rooms
The Language of Bees
The God of the Hive
Pirate King
Garment of Shadows

FIC KOONTZ / Dean Koontz
Dean Koontz's Frankenstein series (based on Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)
Prodigal Son
Dean Koontz's Frankenstein: Prodigal Son (graphic novel)
City of Night
Dead and Alive
Lost Souls
The Dead Town

SF LAMPLIGH / L. Jagi Lamplighter
Prospero's Daughter series (based on The Tempest by William Shakespeare)
Prospero Lost
Prospero in Hell
Prospero Regained

FIC LIVESEY / Margot Livesey
The Flight of Gemma Hardy (based on Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë)

FIC MAGUIRE / Gregory Maguire and Douglas Smith
The Wicked Years series (based on The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum)
Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
Son of a Witch
A Lion Among Men
Out of Oz (also on audiobook)

SF MIEVILLE / China Mieville
Railsea (based on Moby Dick by Herman Melville)

FIC MOORE / Christopher Moore
Fool (also in large print and on audiobook; based on King Lear by William Shakespeare)

SF PALMA / Felix J. Palma
The Map of Time (based on The Time Machine by H. G. Wells)

SF PRATCHET / Terry Pratchett
Wyrd Sisters (based on Macbeth by William Shakespeare)

MYS ROBERTSO / Michael Robertson
Baker Street Letters series (based on The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
The Baker Street Letters
The Brothers of Baker Street

FIC SHEPHERD / Megan Shepherd
The Madman's Daughter (based on The Island of Dr. Moreau by H. G. Wells)

FIC SMILEY / Jane Smiley
A Thousand Acres (based on King Lear by William Shakespeare)

FIC SNODIN / David Snodin
Iago (based on Othello by William Shakespeare)

FIC STOKER / Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt
Dracula: The Un-Dead (based on Dracula by Bram Stoker)

FIC URBACH / Linda Urbach
Madame Bovary's Daughter (based on Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert)

FIC WEBER / Katharine Weber
The Little Women (based on Little Women by Louisa May Alcott)

FIC WINTERS / Ben H. Winters
Android Karenina (based on Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy)
Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters (based on Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen)

Some found in Young Adult:

YP FIC ANDERSON / Jodi Lynn Anderson
Tiger Lily (based on Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie)

YP FIC CHAPMAN / Lara Chapman
Flawless (based on Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand)

YP FIC GAUGHEN / A.C. Gaughen
Scarlet (based on The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle)

YP FIC GRATZ / Alan Gratz
Something Wicked (based on Macbeth by William Shakespeare)

YP FIC GRIFFIN / Adele Griffin
Tighter (based on The Turn of the Screw by Henry James)

YP FIC GRIFFIN / Bethany Griffin
Masque of the Red Death (based on The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe)

YP FIC JAY / Stacey Jay
Juliet Immortal
Romeo Redeemed
(based on Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare)

YP FIC PRATCHET / Terry Pratchett
Dodger (based on Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens)