Classics Redux

A Thousand Acres

By Jane Smiley

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Shakespeare's "King Lear" loosely recast on an Iowa farm.
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Ahab's Wife

By Sena Jeter Naslund

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The story of Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" told by Ahab's wife.
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Cosette: the Sequel to Les Miserables

By Laua Kalpakian

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A sequel to Victor Hugo's classic tale.
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Finn

By Jon Clinch

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(M)ore than a century ago...Mark Twain left the notoriously violent Finn, Huckleberry Finn's father, dead, surrounded by such oddities as a wooden leg and women's undergarments. But just exactly how did Finn end up in that room? Clinch takes us on a journey through the mysterious life of an unusual man.
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Fool

By Christopher Moore

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Pocket, King Lear's fool, sets out to straighten out the mess the mad king has made of the kingdom and the royal family, only to discover the truth about his own heritage.
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H--: the Story of Heathcliff's Journey Back to Wuthering Heights

By Lin Haire-Sargent

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What DID happen to Heathcliff those years he was gone?
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Mary Reilly

By Valerie Martin

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Robert Louis Stevenson's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" retold through the eyes of the good doctor's housekeeper.
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Mrs. De Winter

By Susan Hill

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It is ten years later in this sequel to Daphne Du Maurier's "Rebecca".
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Phantom

By Susan Kay

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The beloved classic, "Phantom of the Opera", retold and expanded.
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Revenge

By Stephen Fry

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The plot follows the story of "The Count of Monte Cristo". Ned Maddstone falls victim to a cruel trick and is exiled for 20 years.
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