Jane Austen's classics reworked
21 October 2013 Last updated at 07:50 BST
Six best-selling authors have been asked to re-write Jane Austen's classic novels for a modern-day audience.
Crime writer Val McDermid will write a 21st Century version of Northanger Abbey and Joanna Trollope a version of Sense and Sensibility.
Tim Muffett reports.