8 Book Covers Redesigned By Street Artists

Classic novels given a gritty makeover.

As part of the Penguin Street Art Series, ten street artists were asked to redesign classic Penguin covers. Here are 8 of the best.

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1. Armadillo, William Boyd: Yok

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2. What A Carve Up!, Jonathan Coe (DAIN)

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3. Americana, Don DeLillo (Dr Henry Jekyll)

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4. The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Jimmy Turrell)

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5. 1984, George Orwell (Shepard Fairey)

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6. Animal Farm, George Orwell (Shepard Fairey)

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7. The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Moshin Hamid (Mittenimwald)

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8. And The Ass Saw The Angel, Nick Cave (ROA)

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Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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