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The First and Last Sentence of Books Book

 A tiny book that showcases the first and last sentences of 50 books. The juxtaposition of the sentences can lead the reader as a source of inspiration or a way to find curiosities about the way books are structured (for example, Lolita starts and ends with the word Lolita).   Personal project at  Makumba  Made in collaboration with Luana Gomes Printed in risography at  Meli Melo Press.  Photography stills by:  Byron Segundo.  2016      

A tiny book that showcases the first and last sentences of 50 books. The juxtaposition of the sentences can lead the reader as a source of inspiration or a way to find curiosities about the way books are structured (for example, Lolita starts and ends with the word Lolita). 

Personal project at Makumba
Made in collaboration with Luana Gomes
Printed in risography at Meli Melo Press.
Photography stills by: Byron Segundo.
2016

 

 

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 "The bible starts with the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet." 

"The bible starts with the second letter of the Hebrew alphabet." 

Summary presents authors with the first sentence about them on Wikipedia.

Summary presents authors with the first sentence about them on Wikipedia.

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Even page shows the first sentence of a book in the top, the odd page shows the last, in the bottom.

Even page shows the first sentence of a book in the top, the odd page shows the last, in the bottom.

French folding

French folding

 Some sentences got special typographic treatments: "One for all and all for one" - a palindrome that appears as the last sentence of The Three Musketeers. 

Some sentences got special typographic treatments: "One for all and all for one" - a palindrome that appears as the last sentence of The Three Musketeers. 

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 "His face had an expression of calm, as though almost glad the end had come". - All Quiet in the Western Front. 

"His face had an expression of calm, as though almost glad the end had come". - All Quiet in the Western Front. 

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