Whit Stillman’s New Jane Austen Influenced Novel Announced

On December 9th, 2013 this site brought news from twitter on a new book Stillman  would be writing.  The news was vague, but Stillman promised a new novel.  Now information from TheWrap article by Brent Lang, has come to light about the subject of the book.

Whit Stillman image from the Wall Street Journal
Whit Stillman image from the Wall Street Journal

The “Metropolitan” and “Barcelona” writer and director will  publish a new novel with a multi-claused title,  ”Love & Friendship: An Adaptation of Jane Austen’s Unfinished Novella Concerning the Beautiful Lady Susan Vernon, Her Loves and Friendships, and the Strange Antagonism of the DeCourcy Family.” The announcement Tuesday came from his publisher,  Little, Brown and Company.