The Smiths’ songs as Penguin covers

Brit band meets Brit books, resulting in some pretty delightful offspring in the form of The Smiths’ classic song lyrics on the cover of classic Penguin book titles. These come from Manchester-based illustrator and art director Chris Thornley. You can view more of his works on his Tumblr blog.

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