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Amazing redesigned book covers

When is great design even better than usual? Well, when it's also for a great cause.

This awesome project pulled together 100 artists from 28 countries to create alternative book covers for some of the greatest books of all time. It's all to support the fight against illiteracy. We've selected 30 of our favourites to share with you below.

You can find the full list here, where you can also buy them.

  • The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoevsky)

    The Brothers Karamazov (Fyo…

    Designer: Ilya Donets More details

    The Brothers Karamazov (Fyodor Dostoevsky)

    Designer: Ilya Donets

  • The Portrait Of A Lady (Henry James)

    The Portrait Of A Lady (Hen…

    Designer: Sara Jaffer More details

    The Portrait Of A Lady (Henry James)

    Designer: Sara Jaffer

  • Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson)

    Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde (Robert…

    Designer: Sandra Monatf More details

    Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson)

    Designer: Sandra Monatf

  • Mrs Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)

    Mrs Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)

    Designer: Amy Blackwell More details

    Mrs Dalloway (Virginia Woolf)

    Designer: Amy Blackwell

  • A Passage To India (EM Forster)

    A Passage To India (EM Fors…

    Designer: Patrick Latimer More details

    A Passage To India (EM Forster)

    Designer: Patrick Latimer

  • Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)

    Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)

    Designer: Ian Caulkett More details

    Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)

    Designer: Ian Caulkett

  • David Copperfield (Charles Dickens)

    David Copperfield (Charles …

    Designer: Jade Janssens & Hadewych Becuwe More details

    David Copperfield (Charles Dickens)

    Designer: Jade Janssens & Hadewych Becuwe

  • Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)

    Wuthering Heights (Emily Br…

    Designer: Lara Crow More details

    Wuthering Heights (Emily Bronte)

    Designer: Lara Crow

  • Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)

    Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)

    Designer: Jennifer Collier More details

    Anna Karenina (Leo Tolstoy)

    Designer: Jennifer Collier

  • Alice In Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)

    Alice In Wonderland (Lewis …

    Designer: Tim Van Den Broeck More details

    Alice In Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)

    Designer: Tim Van Den Broeck

  • The Picture Of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)

    The Picture Of Dorian Gray …

    Designer: Jans Dawn More details

    The Picture Of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)

    Designer: Jans Dawn

  • The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)

    The Adventures Of Huckleber…

    Designer: Medhi Dewalle More details

    The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)

    Designer: Medhi Dewalle

  • Jude The Obscure (Thomas Hardy)

    Jude The Obscure (Thomas Ha…

    Designer: Susumu Fujimoto More details

    Jude The Obscure (Thomas Hardy)

    Designer: Susumu Fujimoto

  • Ulysses (James Joyce)

    Ulysses (James Joyce)

    Designer: Brandon Bedaw More details

    Ulysses (James Joyce)

    Designer: Brandon Bedaw

  • As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)

    As I Lay Dying (William Fau…

    Designer: Emma Cook More details

    As I Lay Dying (William Faulkner)

    Designer: Emma Cook

  • The Great Gatsby (F Scott Fitzgerald )

    The Great Gatsby (F Scott F…

    Designer: Carol Reznor More details

    The Great Gatsby (F Scott Fitzgerald )

    Designer: Carol Reznor

  • The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)

    The Big Sleep (Raymond Chan…

    Designer: Chad Lewis More details

    The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)

    Designer: Chad Lewis

  • The Plague (Albert Camus)

    The Plague (Albert Camus)

    Designer: Seonaid MacKay More details

    The Plague (Albert Camus)

    Designer: Seonaid MacKay

  • Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)

    Things Fall Apart (Chinua A…

    Designer: Stephen Krohn More details

    Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)

    Designer: Stephen Krohn

  • One Hundred Years Of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

    One Hundred Years Of Solitu…

    Designer: Margarita Stchetinskaya More details

    One Hundred Years Of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

    Designer: Margarita Stchetinskaya

  • Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)

    Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)

    Designer: Yasmeen Ismail More details

    Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)

    Designer: Yasmeen Ismail

  • To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)

    To Kill A Mockingbird (Harp…

    Designer: Paul Boardman More details

    To Kill A Mockingbird (Harper Lee)

    Designer: Paul Boardman

  • Song Of Solomon (Toni Morrison)

    Song Of Solomon (Toni Morri…

    Designer: Dimitri Sakelaropolus More details

    Song Of Solomon (Toni Morrison)

    Designer: Dimitri Sakelaropolus

  • Money (Martin Amis)

    Money (Martin Amis)

    Designer: Blanca Gómez More details

    Money (Martin Amis)

    Designer: Blanca Gómez

  • The Artist Of The Floating World (Kazuo Ishiguro)

    The Artist Of The Floating …

    Designer: Paper Collective More details

    The Artist Of The Floating World (Kazuo Ishiguro)

    Designer: Paper Collective

  • LA Confidential (James Ellroy)

    LA Confidential (James Ellroy)

    Designer: Liam Bushby More details

    LA Confidential (James Ellroy)

    Designer: Liam Bushby

  • Atonement (Ian McEwan)

    Atonement (Ian McEwan)

    Designer: Laura Schillemans More details

    Atonement (Ian McEwan)

    Designer: Laura Schillemans

  • If On A Winter's Night A Traveller (Italo Calvino)

    If On A Winter's Night A Tr…

    Designer: Valentina Montagna More details

    If On A Winter's Night A Traveller (Italo Calvino)

    Designer: Valentina Montagna

  • Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)

    Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)

    Designer: Lauren Gentry More details

    Jane Eyre (Charlotte Bronte)

    Designer: Lauren Gentry

  • The BFG (Roald Dahl)

    The BFG (Roald Dahl)

    Designer: Inge Lavrijsen More details

    The BFG (Roald Dahl)

    Designer: Inge Lavrijsen

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