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52 Stunning Tattoos Inspired By Books You'll Want To Get Immediately

Let your favorite stories get under your skin. (Literally.)

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1. Inspired by Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar.

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2. Inspired by Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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4. Inspired by Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.

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5. Inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit.

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6. Inspired by Haruki Murakami's 1Q84.

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7. Inspired by Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude.

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8. Inspired by Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot.

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9. Inspired by Wilson Rawls's Where the Red Fern Grows.

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10. Inspired by Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale.

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11. Inspired by C. S. Lewis's The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.

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12. Inspired by Ernest Hemingway's For Whom the Bell Tolls.

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13. Inspired by Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

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14. Inspired by Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451.

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15. Inspired by William Golding's Lord of the Flies.

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16. Inspired by J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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18. Inspired by Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five.

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19. Inspired by George R.R. Martin's A Storm of Swords.

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20. Inspired by Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree.

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22. Inspired by Virginia Woolf's The Waves.

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23. Inspired by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince.

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24. Inspired by Richard Adams's Watership Down.

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25. Inspired by Tom Robbins's Jitterbug Perfume.

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26. Inspired by Maya Angelou's And Still I Rise.

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27. Inspired by Douglas Adams's The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

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29. Inspired by J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye.

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30. Inspired by Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time.

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31. Inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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32. Inspired by Jerry Spinelli's Stargirl.

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33. Inspired by Stephen King's The Dark Tower.

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34. Inspired by Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness.

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35. Inspired by The Princess Bride.

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36. Inspired by Jane Austen's Emma.

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38. Inspired by Elizabeth Wurtzel's Prozac Nation.

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39. Inspired by Terry Pratchett's Hogfather.

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40. Inspired by Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis.

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41. Inspired by Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse.

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42. Inspired by Thomas Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49.

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43. Inspired by Kurt Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle.

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44. Inspired by C.S. Lewis's The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

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45. Inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.

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46. Inspired by Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms.

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47. Inspired by Norton Juster's The Phantom Tollbooth.

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48. Inspired by Sarah J. Maas's A Court of Mist and Fury.

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50. Inspired by Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are.

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51. Inspired by Jonathan Safran Foer's Everything Is Illuminated.

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52. Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes's Don Quixote.

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