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Monsters Ate My Classics

This booklist highlights examples of the recent phenomenon of adding monsters to classic works of fiction.

 

Jane Slayre

Jane Eyre revisited, except now our heroine is battling vampires and zombies on top of figuring out what Rochester wants.

 

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance -- Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!

The book that started the sub-genre. Can the love affair of Elizabeth Bennett and Fitzwilliam Darcy withstand the onslaught of the living dead?

 

Little Women and Werewolves

Jo and the rest of your favorite little women are back, except now they walk on all fours by the light of a full moon.

 

Mr. Darcy, Vampyre

Fitzwilliam Darcy of Pride and Prejudice is back, this time as a creature of the night.

 

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls

There are a million spin-offs of the original Pride and Prejudice, so why not a spin-off of a monster mashup spin-off?

 

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Graphic Novel

Just in case you're having trouble visualizing the ultraviolent zombie mayhem in novel form.

 

Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters

Yet another altered Jane Austen romance, this time featuring hammerhead sharks, sea serpents and a squid-faced man.

 

Android Karenina

All the drama and heartbreak of Anna Karenina, but with added android goodness.