Boiling down classic tomes to a single sentence may seem like a pointless exercise. How can one convey all the color, the introspection and thematic concerns of such lengthy, important works in a single sentence?
But the act of condensing isn’t necessarily aimed at that goal. In stripping a canonical novel to its component parts, the texts are injected with a certain absurdity upon realizing just how many famous literary characters are truly insane. Plus, it’s just really fun.
Here are a few classic novels all summed up in a (very long) sentence a piece: Keep Reading