Tuesday, August 24, 2004
I read on the BBC that there is now a search for someone to write a sequel to Peter Pan. I think the favourite is JK Rowling. These sequels to classic books seem to be becoming more popular. I read "Mrs DeWinter" by Susan Hill which was a sequel to "Rebecca". It was years ago now and at the time I did enjoy it. However, I have since been reluctant to try them. I think there are a few sequels to "Pride and Prejudice" and there is also "Scarlet" which is a sequel to "Gone With the Wind". I was tempted to read that one but I heard that it turns Scarlet into a saint which put me off. The article I read put up an interesting point. Are these literary works in their own right or is it just another form of fanfiction?