The Dog Doesn’t Die: Heal Yourself With These Rewritten Book Scenes

The Dog Doesn’t Die: Heal Yourself With These Rewritten Book Scenes

Everything was beautiful, and nothing hurt the dogs. Electric Literature‘s Riane Konc rewrote famous stories where the dog dies, so this time the dog doesn’t die. It’s cathartic for gentle souls and for fans of literary rewrites such as Texts From Jane Eyre or How It Should Have Ended.

Photo: Matthew Henry

An excerpt from the new Where the Red Fern Grows:

The mountain lion and I locked eyes. She kept her eyes locked on mine while she slowly reached her paw across the branch, farther than I would have thought she could have reached, and while still staring directly at me, batted a full glass of water off the branch of the tree. It crashed to the ground next to me, right where a red fern was growing.

Konc also rewrites Old Yeller, Marley and Me, The Grapes of Wrath, The Odyssey, and Cujo. Now someone please do A Day No Pigs Would Die, and the Day Is Today Plus All the Other Days, Pigs Never Die.

Books Where the Dog Dies, Rewritten So the Dog Doesn’t Die [Electric Literature via Helen Rosner]

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