Jane Austen has left an indelible mark on the literary world and continues to influence trends in society today. As her classics are translated into more and more languages, her work inspires new authors, reminding us about her timeless characters and insights into human nature. From period pieces of her classics reaching the silver screen, to original movies like Becoming Jane, and now The Jane Austen Book Club, her fame only grows.
Austen-Mania is spreading and we're embracing it here at Penguin! Take a look at our recent Austen-inspired novels (including their related excerpts, features and podcasts), check out details on The Jane Austen Book Club movie and tie-in edition, and listen to book club discussions on each of Jane Austen's classics.
Now a major motion picture from Sony Pictures Classics.
PBS's Masterpiece Theatre presents adaptations to all of Austen's six novels.
"Enthusiasm, like Pride and Prejudice, bubbles over with romantic misunderstandings and comic confusion... The literary allusions throughout add a sense of fun."
The New York Times Book Review (an Editors' Choice book)
Q. Which of the following men did Harriet never fall in love with in Emma?
A. Frank Churchill