Kristen at We Be Reading blogged about this book a few weeks ago and I'm so glad she did because this book is awesome. The way John Atkinson can take a classic and capture its essence with a witty and pithy one or two-panel cartoon is amazing. I loved each and every one. It's a book you can read in under an hour, and savor for days. Here are a few of my favorites:
Isn't this a perfect summary of Proust? I know it made me laugh.
I also love this caption for Ulysses. (Although the cartoon panel in the book is slightly different.)
And then there are these:
Aren't they great?
So, if you get a chance to check out this delightfully funny book of abridged classics don't pass it up! It's one of my favorite books of 2018!
P.S. This cartoon isn't