Our new series “Classy Sundays” features photos of awesome classic lit geeks with their favorite classic books and their favorite quote or excerpt. If you want to be in featured in our next Classy Sunday just ask us!
This week, Jamie Kenny!
“Then she paused, and I could hear the churning sound of her tongue as it licked her teeth and lips, and could feel the hot breath on my neck. Then the skin of my throat began to tingle as one’s flesh does when the hand that is to tickle it approaches nearer—nearer. I could feel the soft, shivering touch of the lips on the supersensitive skin of my throat, and the hard dents of two sharp teeth, just touching and pausing there. I closed my eyes in a languorous ecstasy and waited—waited with beating heart.”
Find Jamie on twitter! @DameKenney
What’s your favorite part of Dracula?
We all know the grade school riddle: What’s black and white and read all over? But we think the answer should be old movies based on classic books! Get it? Check out these awesome photos from some of our favorite old school Hollywood classic novel adaptations.
Frankenstein (1931) starring Colin Clive as Frankenstein.
The War of the Worlds (1953) starring Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne
The Secret Garden (1949) starring Margaret O’Brien, Herbert Marshall and Dean Stockwell
A Christmas Carol (1951) starring Alastair Sim as Ebenezer Scrooge
Crime and Punishment (1935) starring Peter Lorre as Roderick Raskolnikov
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