Genius Writers (Genius Playing Cards): (52 Playing Cards, Standard Playing Card Deck, Traditional Cards with Suits) (Cards)

Genius Writers (Genius Playing Cards): (52 Playing Cards, Standard Playing Card Deck, Traditional Cards with Suits) By Marcel George (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marcel George (Illustrator)
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Add a touch of class to your poker table with Genius Writers, featuring some of the most exciting literary figures of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Fifty–four writers from the last 100 years have been chosen from the following periods: Modern, Mid–Century, Postmodern, Contemporary. Marcel George's stunning watercolour portraits of writers of fiction ensure that even if you don't win, you're in good company. Genius Writers can be used in exactly the same way as regular playing cards. Each suit features a group of writers from history with numbers and court cards, including two jokers.

The following periods:

James Joyce
William Faulkner
George Orwell
Thomas Mann
Katherine Mansfield
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Gertrude Stein
Marcel Proust
Ernest Hemingway
Franz Kafka
Virginia Woolf
Samuel Beckett

Albert Camus
Ursula K. Le Guin
Chinua Achebe
Philip K. Dick
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Jean Rhys
Doris Lessing
Philip Roth
Marguerite Duras
Raymond Chandler
Jack Kerouac
Clarice Lispector
John Updike

Gabriel García Márquez
Italo Calvino
Maya Angelou
Günter Grass
Susan Sontag
J.M. Coetzee
Milan Kundera
Haruki Murakami
David Foster Wallace
Don DeLillo
Roberto Bolaño
Toni Morrison
Thomas Pynchon

Hilary Mantel
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Orhan Pamuk
Lydia Davis
Michel Houellebecq
Jonathan Franzen
Karl Ove Knausgard
Joan Didion
J.K. Rowling
Alice Munro
Zadie Smith
Elena Ferrante
Margaret Atwood

The Jokers
Jorge Luis Borges
Vladamir Nabokov

Other Genius decks include:
Genius Music (Genius Playing Cards)
Genius Art (Genius Playing Cards)

About the Author

Marcel George is a London-based illustrator who specializes in creating hand-painted contemporary watercolor illustrations. His clients include the Financial Times, Stella Artois, and Anthropologie.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781786274977
ISBN-10: 1786274973
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publication Date: August 13th, 2019
Pages: 55
Language: English
Series: Genius Playing Cards