18 Books Based on Jane Austen Novels

Proof that Austen's works are truly timeless

Despite living and writing more than two centuries ago, Austen's wit, lively characters, and searing social commentary continue to enthrall readers today. Her stories are so timeless, characters and settings so vibrant that modern-day authors have had little difficulty adapting them to our times, or using them as jumping-off points for further explorations of her world and the people in it. Here are a few of the stories we enjoyed - let us know which ones you love best!

Jane Austen image courtesy of the University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin

List created by

Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust