Though this isnâ€™t a scientific ranking, itâ€™s the closest anyoneâ€™s come to tabulating which books inspire the most tattoos, given the Internetâ€™s evidence. What youâ€™ll find below shows a fascinating effect: as you look past the superficial design, youâ€™ll find a wholly specific reason, wholly specific to the individual. Itâ€™s why one person can have an â€śI am nobodyâ€ť tattoo from Sylvia Plath and someone else can have an â€śI am I am I amâ€ť tattoo from Sylvia Plathâ€“ it shows how we all treat stories and writing differently.
Full and fabulous article and pictures here http://blogs.publishersweekly.com/blogs/PWxyz/?p=9288
I believe fiction is a mirror in which see ourselves– that is why “author’s intent” is never as important as “reader’s (or viewer’s) perception”.