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Updated on Jul 18, 2020. Posted on May 8, 2013

50 Incredible Tattoos Inspired By Books

Couples break up, "YOLO" goes out of style, but the literature you love is forever.

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From The Little Prince.

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From Harry Potter.

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From Where the Wild Things Are.

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From Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.

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The eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg from The Great Gatsby.

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From Peter Pan.

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From "Still I Rise."

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From A Clockwork Orange.

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From The Giving Tree.

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Arguably by Anaïs Nin.

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From The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe.

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From A Series of Unfortunate Events.

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From The Catcher in the Rye.

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From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

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From The Boxcar Children.

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From The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle.

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From Slaughterhouse-Five.

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From The Little Prince.

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From Ramona Quimby, Age 8.

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The green light from The Great Gatsby.

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From The Fellowship of the Ring.

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From Harry Potter.

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From Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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From The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

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From "I like my body when it is with your."

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Ernest Hemingway.

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From Where the Sidewalk Ends.

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From Edward Gorey.

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From Nancy Drew.

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From Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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From Where the Wild Things Are.

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From Virginia Woolf.

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From The Little Prince.

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From Ender's Game.

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From The Velveteen Rabbit.

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From Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

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From Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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From Fahrenheit 451.

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From Pride and Prejudice.

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From Angels in America. (Plays are books too, y'all.)

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From Where the Sidewalk Ends.

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From Edward Gorey.

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Agatha Christie.

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Jack Kerouac.

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From Bluebird.

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From Madeline.

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From The Tempest.

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From Moby Dick.

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From Slaughterhouse-Five.

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From Where the Wild Things Are.

Tattoolit, where many of these images came from, has plenty more, plus a book on the same topic. Start planning your ink accordingly.

And if you already have one, add yours in the comments!

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