7 Scenes from Great Literature in Legos

What better way to teach people – both young and old – about great literature than to intrigue them with a captivating Lego display? These Lego creations each depict scenes from well-known classic and modern works of literature.


1) Dante’s Inferno


These legos traverse the seven circles of Hell.


2) Ovid’s Metamorphoses


Glaucus and Circe chilling out.


3) Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings


The port city of Grey Havens comes alive in this intricate creation.


4) Melville’s Moby Dick


Capt Ahab and crew take their best shot at the famous white whale.


5) J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter

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Alice Finch built this massive rendition of Hogwarts out of over 400,000 lego bricks. Read more here.

 6) Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice


Fine. We all know this scene wasn’t in the book, but it’s an iconic scene from the BBC adaptation that Colin Firth made famous – Mr. Darcy emerging from the lake.


7) George R.R. Martin’s A Storm of Swords


The infamous Red Wedding depicted in miniature is equally terrifying.


These are just a sampling of what you’ll find with a simple search of Flickr for “lego and literature”.  Some others include Lego depictions of: