For my last uni project we had to pick a book from the Penguin Classics range and design a cover for it.
This wasn’t my final piece, I disliked that one, so here is one of my initial ideas.
Want to collaborate on a Google Doc with Nietzsche, Shakespeare, Dostoyevsky, Dickinson, Dickens and Poe?
Click here. Start typing. Enjoy the hilarity.
Ninja Update: Wanna see something fun? Mention Shakespeare in a sentence and see what happens.
Poe kept writing distinctly into my sentences so I wrote ”Edgar, you’re not funny” aND HE BLATANTLY DELETED THE NOT I AM SO DONE WITH THIS ASDFKJL
OH GOD IF YOU TYPE “EDGAR ALLAN POE” POE ADDS A :( AFTER HIS NAME PRECIOUS BABY
I WROTE “SHAKESPEARE” AND HE COME AND ADDED “HANDSOME AND LOVELY” IN FRONT OF IT
AND THEN POE ERASED IT AND REPLACED IT WITH “DREADFUL AND LONELY”
Charles Dickens and Emily Dickinson had a stand-off over their last name for like, twenty seconds.
I complained when Poe replaced one word with another and said “those aren’t synonyms!” and the prat replaced “aren’t” with “are absolutely!”
"She is too fond of books and it has turned her brain."
- Louisa May Alcott
"Hair the color of lemons," Rudy read. His fingers touched the words. "You told him about me?"
[…] Years ago, when they’d raced on a muddy field, Rudy was a hastily assembled set of bones, with a jagged, rocky smile. In the trees this afternoon, he was a giver of bread and teddy bears. He was a triple Hitler Youth athletics champion. He was her best friend. And he was a month from his death.
"Of course I told him about you," Liesel said.
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I just love this.
"Soaked" by mary-paints
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