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Mallory Ortberg: Tweeting the Classics

We asked the ”Texts From Jane Eyre” author to try her hand at summarizing famous books in 140 characters or less

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Mallory Ortberg

”Two sociopaths look exactly alike. #sweetvalleyhigh”

”A conscientious mother successfully ensures the economic futures of her daughters. She is never thanked for it. #prideandprejudice”

”A college student does not let his hatred for his mother and her new husband keep him from living in their house and accepting their financial support. #hamlet”

”A horrible racist with a collection of beautiful hats gets away with everything. #gonewiththewind”