21 Tattoos That Show Off Some Impressive Literary Devotion

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The greatest novels are filled with passages and quotes that stay with us long after we've finished reading. Every once in a while, there is a novel that so inspires us it's forever ingrained in our memories — and for some, those novels are worthy of a permanent tribute. These bookish devotees proclaim their love by engraving a permanent declaration in ink: a literary tattoo.

And, I mean, if you’re going to get something irrevocably marked on your skin, what better declares who you are than your taste in literature? It's probably a better bet than a heart with your current boyfriend’s name or that pop-punk lyric that really speaks to where you are in life. Literature is timeless. These 21 awesome tattoos show some impressive devotion.

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