The Worst Stories Jane Never Wrote
Imagine Mansfield Park set on the Jersey Shore. Or Mr. Darcy heading up the Starship Enterprise. Or Emma Woodhouse traveling through time to indulge her matchmaking.
If you think that sounds like bad Austen, you couldn’t be more right. It is a truthuniversally acknowledged that an author as popular as Jane Austen should beimitated, expanded upon, and parodied. Now, in the tradition of the Bad Hemingwayand Bad Faulkner contests, comes a new collection of hilarious efforts to write theworst excerpt from the novel Jane Austen never wrote.
Bad Austen: Because the only thing better than good Austen is bad Austen!
Title: Bad Austen
Author: Peter Archer; Jennifer Lawler