Tuesday, March 24, 2009

The 10 most successul literary sequels ever

At the (London) Times Luke Leitch named "the most successful literary sequels ever."

Number One on his list:
Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen

Recently ranked Britain's second most loved book (after The Lord of The Rings) Pride and Prejudice was published in 1813, two years after Sense and Sensibility. Its original title was First Impressions.
Read about all ten titles on Leitch's list.

The Page 99 Test: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.

Related: ten literary one-hit wonders and ten cursed second novels.

--Marshal Zeringue