Friday, August 12

Five masterpieces of universal literature that you can enjoy in comic format


If in a past article we demonstrated five works of Spanish literature in comic format, now we want to do the same with five masterpieces of universal literature of all time. In the following books you will find beautiful illustrations and texts in Spanish that faithfully reveal the plot line of the original works.

Below we offer you five examples that you can find on Amazon, two of them from the 19th century and another two from the 20th century, all of them works with a great critical spirit and each one very significant of their cultural and artistic movement.

1. Pride and Prejudice Leave Me Austin and Robert Deas

Jane Austen referred to pride and prejudice, the first of his published novels, as his “dear child.” Generations of readers have taken it to the heart of him ever since. And it is that the irresistible attraction that he relates between the brilliant and independent Elizabeth Bennet and the solemnly austere Mr. Darcy, has become one of the most romantic and funniest love stories ever told.

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ You can buy this book on Amazon for 18.90 euros in paperback

two. Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley Illustrator by Bernie Wrightson



A beautiful version of the classic Horror written by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, illustrated by Bernie Wrightson and with an introduction by Stephen King. Although it is rather the novel accompanied by illustrations, it is really worth it for the realism of these.

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ You can buy this book on Amazon for 23.75 euros in paperback

3. Send a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee with illustrations by Fred Fordham



Definitely Kill a Mockingbird It is one of the best novels of American literature of the 20th century. Undisputed success also of the cinema of the first half of the century, with an immortal Gregory Peck in the role of Atticus Finch. Now we can enjoy the graphic novel that is as moving as the text itself.

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ You can buy this book on Amazon for 23.70 euros in paperback

Four. Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury and Tim Hamilton



One could say about this book โ€œin the house of the wooden spoon blacksmithโ€, because precisely in the argument a world in which the letter is prohibited and everything that is read are illustrations is criticized. But beyond the message that Bradbury wanted to give against the visual world in which we live, the truth is that it is a beautiful graphic novel that wonderfully defends the love of books.

In addition, it is interesting to immerse yourself in it to have a stylistic and visual contrast with what was the film that was shot on the Truffaut novel.

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ You can buy this book on Amazon for 16.90 euros in hardcover

5. 1984, by George Orwell and Fido Nesti



Orwell’s dystopian classic portrayed here with illustrations of a gloomy and unsettling density, as the argument about the risks of a totalitarian world deserves. Fido Nesti reworks in these pages the author’s masterpiece and the masterpiece of the dystopian subgenre, endowing with faces, bodies and landscapes a world that becomes less difficult to imagine with each passing day. This edition is endorsed by The Orwell Foundation.

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ You can buy this book on Amazon for 20.85 euros in hardcover

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