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    Updated on Jun 3, 2019. Posted on Jul 13, 2017

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

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

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

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

    3. As is this one.

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

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

    6. Inspired by Haruki Murakami's 1Q84.

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

    8. Inspired by Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot.

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

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

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

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

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

    14. Inspired by Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451.

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

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

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

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

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

    21. As is this one.

    22. Inspired by Virginia Woolf's The Waves.

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

    24. Inspired by Richard Adams's Watership Down.

    25. Inspired by Tom Robbins's Jitterbug Perfume.

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

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

    28. As is this one.

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

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

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

    32. Inspired by Jerry Spinelli's Stargirl.

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

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

    35. Inspired by The Princess Bride.

    36. Inspired by Jane Austen's Emma.

    37. Inspired by Stephen King's It.

    38. Inspired by Elizabeth Wurtzel's Prozac Nation.

    39. Inspired by Terry Pratchett's Hogfather.

    40. Inspired by Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    49. As is this one.

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

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

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

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