More text conversations from classic novels

Miss Havisham, Odysseus, Madame Bovary and more get their phones out to send a quick text.

So, we stuck mobiles and modern parlance in the hands of Jane Eyre, Moby Dick’s Ishmael, Nineteen Eighty-Four’s Winston and more, just to see what would happen. Below, we let a few more classic stories unfold on a phone screen – to see if Miss Havisham is still checking her phone, and how Madame Bovary and Jane Eyre are getting on with their respective lovers.

The Odyssey, by Homer

Great Expectations, by Charles Dickens

Madame Bovary (Part 2), by Gustave Flaubert

Five years later...

Jane Eyre (Part 2), Charlotte Brontë

Phone layout images and image at top: Victoria Ford / Penguin

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