Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

Its savage bleakness makes it one of the first twentieth-century novels. ...more info on wikipedia

About the artist: Susumu Fujimotofrom Japan

Susumu Fujimoto is a Japanese illustrator, born in 1950 Nagasaki Hirado. He is a member of the Tokyo Illustrators Society and founder of he “Aiken Drum”. His work ranges from graphic design to illustrations and has been shown in various exhibitions throughout Japan.

Why this work

“The reason why I chose JUDE is because I once had a love like Jude. It didn’t last and I was in deep sorrow.”