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LITERARY T-SHIRTS

A unique and exclusive collection of literary inspired T-Shirts featuring everything from beat writers, pulp fiction authors, genre scribes and non-fiction biographers. 

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American Tabloid T-Shirt
From £20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. As the post war prosperity of the 1950’s slowly turns to the sexual sedition of the sixties, James Ellroy takes us deep into the dark heart of America, where crime and politics meet and President’s die. The American Tabloid T-Shirt...
Ian Rankin's Rebus T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Even Edinburgh’s favourite son, DETECTIVE JOHN REBUS, couldn’t solve the mystery of why anyone wouldn’t want this stylish T-Shirt inspired by Ian Rankin’s detective and the City he calls home.
Peter Cook T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Peter Cook was one of the leading lights of British Comedy from the 60's through to his death in 1995. The Peter Cook T-Shirt celebrates the distinguished career of the actor, satirist, writer and comedian.
Kurt Vonnegut T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.The Kurt Vonnegut T-Shirt commemorates the cult American author of Slaughterhouse Five and Breakfast of Champions. In a career spanning over half a century Vonnegut published fourteen novels, three short story collections, five plays, and five works of non-fiction. He died in...
Aleister Crowley T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Known as The Great Beast and The Wickedest Man in The World, this exclusive t-shirt commemorates the famed British occultist and magician Aleister Crowley.
Charles Bukowski T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Celebrate the Poet of the Dispossessed Charles Bukowski with this unique Charles Bukowski T-Shirt.
Rosemary's Baby T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Roman Polanski directed an adaptation of Ira Levin's bestselling novel. The Rosemary's Baby T-Shirt is inspired by the cult classic movie starring Mia Farrow and John Cassavetes. The film features exterior shots of New York's Dakota Building, famed as the last...
One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Based on the novel by Ken Kesey, the One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest T-Shirt celebrates Milos Forman's 1975 adaptation starring Jack Nicholson as Randle McMurphy. Considered by many to be one of the finest films of all time, it...
Mike Hammer T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Celebrate the ultimate hard boiled Private Eye with this unique Mike Hammer T-Shirt, inspired by Mickey Spillane's finest creation, memorably portrayed on screen by Stacey Keach.
American Crime T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Celebrate the biggest names in modern American Crime Writing with the exclusive American Crime T-Shirt featuring James Lee Burke, Michael Connolly, Harlan Coben and many more.
F. Scott Fitzgerald T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.The F. Scott Fitzgerald T-Shirt is a homage to one of the greatest American writers of the Twentieth Century, author of literary classics The Great Gatsby and Tender is the Night.
Inspector Morse T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Starring the late, great John Thaw, celebrate Oxford's finest investigator with this Inspector Morse T-Shirt inspired by Colin Dexter's literary detective.
LA Confidential T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.'Go Back to Jersey, Sonny. This is the City of Angels, And You Haven't Got Any Wings'James Ellroy wrote the novel, Curtis Hanson directed the movie. The ultimate LA Noir and the ultimate Tee.
Harry Crews T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Celebrate the late HARRY CREWS with this unique T-Shirt from Hellwood Outfitters, renowned author, playwright and essayist.
James Ellroy T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Celebrate the Demon Dog of American Fiction with the JAMES ELLROY T-Shirt from Hellwood Outfitters, the most original crime writer in a generation.
Aldous Huxley T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Author of Brave New World and The Doors of Perception, celebrate the multiple Nobel Prize nominee with this unique Aldous Huxley T-Shirt.
Donna Tartt - Hinc Illae Lacrimae T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Donna Tartt, author of the classic The Secret History, stars on this unique Donna Tartt - Hinc Illae Lacrimae T-Shirt from Hellwood Outfitters.
Robert B. Parker's Jesse Stone T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The Detectives Collection from Hellwood presents Robert B. Parker's Jesse Stone T-Shirt. Tom Selleck stars as Jesse Stone, the lead character in a series of crime novels by the late great Robert B. Parker. Stone is Chief of the Paradise Police Department...
Margaret Rutherford Miss Marple T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Celebrate the original armchair detective with the Margaret Rutherford Miss Marple T-Shirt. Inspired by the classic crime novels of Agatha Christie. Rutherford starred as Agatha Christie's famous detective in four movies in the early sixties that set the standard for...
Dorothy Parker T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Inspired by one of the founding members of the Algonquin Round Table, celebrate the ready wit and sharp eye of Dorothy Parker with this original design. The Dorothy Parker T-Shirt features the award winning poet, critic, satirist and screenwriter.
Raylan Givens T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Elmore Leonard created the character of Deputy U.S. Marshall Raylan Givens in his novels Pronto and Riding the Rap. The Raylan Givens T-Shirt is inspired by Timothy Olyphant's portrayal of Raylan in the smash hit TV series Justified.
Edgar Allan Poe Portrait T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Hellwood Outfitters present a stylishly original Edgar Allan Poe Portrait T-Shirt featuring the literary great in a gothic inspired tee.
Henry Cimoli's Harbour Health Club T-Shirt
£20.00
A black or white cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Check out this exclusive Henry Cimoli's Harbour Health Club T-Shirt from Hellwood. Inspired by the character featured in the Robert B. Parker collection of Spenser novels.
The Big Sleep T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall starred in Howard Hawk's classic film noir The Big Sleep, adapted by William Faulkner from Raymond Chandler's pulp novel. The Big Sleep T-Shirt is inspired by Bogart's stylish portrayal of Philip Marlowe, the ultimate Private Eye....
Harry Crews - Short Leash T-Shirt
£20.00
A white cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.'Everybody knew he was going quietly mad from being tied on a leash that was too short.'Celebrate the work of the renowned Southern writer and author of The Gospel Singer, A Feast of Snakes and The Mulching of America, with this unique...
The Assassination of Jesse James T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The Assassination of Jesse James T-Shirt from Hellwood celebrates the 1983 novel The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford by Ron Hansen, and takes its design inspiration from the 2007 film of the same name starring Brad Pitt...
Wise Blood T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. First published in 1952, Wise Blood was the debut novel by American author Flannery O'Connor. Adapted in 1979, the Wise Blood T-Shirt is inspired by John Huston's Wise Blood movie starring Brad Dourif as Hazel Motes and John Huston himself as the...
Stephen King - Christine T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The Stephen King - Christine T-Shirt is inspired by the classic horror novel written by the undisputed master of horror. Christine, published in 1983, tells the story of a vintage automobile apparently possessed by supernatural forces. In the same year John...
Spectre T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Celebrate the ultimate Bond villain with this unique Spectre T-Shirt featuring Donald Pleasence as Ernst Stavro Blofeld from You Only Live Twice. Blofeld leads SPECTRE (Special Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion) the global criminal syndicate and terrorist organisation featured in...
Hardboiled Writing T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Master of hardboiled noir, Raymond Chandler, advised 'When in doubt, have a man come through the door with a gun in hand.' A unique tee for all aspiring hardboiled writers.
Angel Heart T-Shirt
From £20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in both gents and ladies styles. The Angel Heart T-Shirt is inspired by Alan Parker’s noir masterpiece adaptation of the cult classic novel Falling Angel by William Hjortsberg. Mickey Rourke starred with Robert De Niro and Charlotte Rampling in the unsettling tale of black magic, devil...
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? T-Shirt
£20.00
A black or white cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. They Shoot Horses, Don't They? T-Shirt is inspired by Sydney Pollack's 1969 film adaptation of the classic Horace McCoy novel about a Depression-era dance marathon. The award winning film starred Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York, Bruce Dern, Bonnie Bedelia, and...
The Invisible Man T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The Invisible Man T-Shirt is inspired by James Whale's faithful 1933 film adaptation of the H G Wells sci fi classic The Invisible Man. Starring Claude Rains as the title character and Gloria Stuart as Flora Cranley, the film tells the story...
Hush Hush Magazine T-Shirt
From £20.00
The Hush Hush Magazine T-Shirt is inspired by James Ellroy’s cult classic novel of American bad men, American Tabloid and the sleaze driven celebrity expose magazine that first appeared in LA Confidential. Off the record, on the QT, and very hush-hush.Includes optional back print.
Prufrock T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.T.S. Eliot's classic modernist poem, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, inspired this Prufrock T-Shirt. It features the classic line 'I have measured my life with coffee spoons.'
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.T.S.Eliot's classic modernist poem features on The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock T-Shirt. First published in 1915 at the instigation of Ezra Pound, 'Prufrock' is recognised by many as the beginning of Eliot's career as an influential poet.
Born To Hustle Roses T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Taken from Charles Bukowski's classic poem 'Consummation of Grief', this stylish typographic t-shirt features the closing line of the poem 'I was born to hustle roses down the Avenue of the Dead.'The Born to Hustle Roses T Shirt is the latest...
Mark Twain Novels T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The Mark Twain Novels T-Shirt celebrates the outstanding literary output of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain. Twain was an American author and humorist and penned what is considered by many the Great American Novel,...
To Kill A Mockingbird T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Atticus Finch is the hero of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird. The To Kill A Mockingbird T-Shirt features Finch's business card.
Friedrich Nietzsche Quote T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.The Friedrich Nietzsche Quote T-Shirt celebrates famed philosopher, critic, poet and composer Friedrich Nietzsche who wrote 'It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it, every complaint already contains revenge.'
Go To The Library T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Inspired by the bestselling authors words of wisdom, the unique Go To The Library T-Shirt from Hellwood is must have for all book lovers and fans of the horrormeister.
Edgar Allan Poe T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Check out this stylish Edgar Allan Poe T-Shirt featuring his famous quote 'Sleep, those little slices of death how I loathe them.'
Silence of the Lambs T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.The serial killer known as Hannibal the Cannibal spent the greater part of his incarceration under the care of Dr Chiltern at the Baltimore State  Hospital for the Criminally Insane. Commemorate that fact with this exclusive Silence of the Lambs T-Shirt....
Jack Kerouac On The Road T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Celebrate the defining text of the beat movement with this unique Jack Kerouac On The Road T-Shirt.
Cape Fear T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Inspired by the cult classic novel by John D. Macdonald and the 1991 Martin Scorsese film of the same name, the Cape Fear T-Shirt from Hellwood Outfitters features Robert De Niro in the lead role of Max Cady.
Paul Auster Quote T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The Story is not in the words... It's in the Struggle. Celebrate the creative genius of novelist Paul Auster with this inspiring but simple typographic tee for the aspiring writer.
The Transcendentalists T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Celebrate the leading lights, founders and major contributors to the Transcendentalist movement, featuring Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, John Muir and Amos Bronson Alcott.
Walt Whitman T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Celebrate the iconic American poet, essayist and journalist Walt Whitman with this exclusive t-shirt from Hellwood Outfitters.
Heart of Darkness T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Penetrate deeper and deeper into the Heart of Darkness with this unique t-shirt inspired by Joseph Conrad's classic novel and Coppola's award winning Apocalypse Now.
Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.'Here lies the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore'Poe's masterpiece prose poem, The Raven, comes to life on this exclusively designed tee, perfect for Halloween.

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