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A Panorama of ‘Middlemarch’

March 8, 2012 | by

A ten-foot-tall panel illustrating the classic English novel by George Eliot. Click in and scroll down for the whole story.

Jason Novak works at a grocery store in Berkeley, California, and changes diapers in his spare time.



  1. JSR | March 8, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    Wow Awesome we want to print this as a poster!

  2. Suzy | March 8, 2012 at 5:39 pm

    This picture truly does tell a thousand words. Wonderful. Keep them coming.

  3. Rebekah | March 8, 2012 at 10:16 pm

    There already IS a story about the picture. I love Middlemarch. Thanks.

  4. slipknot | March 8, 2012 at 11:47 pm

    What a fantastic concept, wonderfully executed bon noir.

  5. Ian | March 9, 2012 at 12:55 am

    Great job! Your panorama captures the richness of the novel quite nicely. More please.

  6. Thom Bunn | March 9, 2012 at 5:39 am

    Wouldn’t this be a hundred times better if you could scroll over places where action is depicted to bring up text containing synoptic notes or indeed quotations for the text?

  7. Abby | March 9, 2012 at 9:59 am

    Wonderfully executed and fantastic attention to detail.

  8. Bruce | March 9, 2012 at 11:17 am

    What a terrific job Jason. your undiscovered drawings are great. Let’s see English PHD or Illustrator? Hummmmmm.. I know which one I would pick but then I can’t spell worth beans.

  9. Reinette | March 13, 2012 at 12:10 pm

    Your pictures speak louder than words!

  10. Marc | March 14, 2012 at 8:39 pm

    Excellent job, Jason! I really like the odd birds-eye-view point of view for the drawings — dizzying at times! Also I love the idea expressed above about being able to bring up the relevant text.

  11. Ray Pinaud | April 5, 2012 at 8:21 am

    How many diapers, Jason, between Foot 1 and 10?

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