Old books usually hide a history behind the story.
Take this 1st edition 1984. Is that blood on the pages? I like to think so. The page that it's on is especially ominous. "You won't be reading that propaganda, Winston"
Emilie Autumn is one of my favorite steampunk artists. A multi talented Musician, Author and Actor. Here is her book, The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls, sitting on her old touring wheelchair "Wheelie"