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

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These legos traverse the seven circles of Hell.

 

2) Ovid’s Metamorphoses

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Glaucus and Circe chilling out.

 

3) Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings

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

 

4) Melville’s Moby Dick

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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

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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

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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: