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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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11.22.63 T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. November 22 1963 stands as one of the most infamous dates in history and forms the backdrop for Stephen King's novel, and the TV series based upon it. The 11.22.63 T-Shirt remembers that fateful day in Dallas.
A Walk Among The Tombstones T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Liam Neeson took on the role of Matt Scudder in the neo-noir crime thriller A Walk Among The Tombstones, adapted from the novel by Lawrence Block.   Written and Directed by Scott Frank, the movie inspired the A Walk Among...
Agatha Christie - A Pocket Full Of Rye T-Shirt
£20.00
A classic crime fiction t-shirt available in black or white cotton. The Agatha Christie - A Pocket Full Of Rye T-Shirt celebrates the best selling crime writers 1953 mystery novel featuring the inimitable amateur detective Miss Marple. Miss Marple featured in 12 novels and 20 short stories and remains one of...
Agatha Christie T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. 'Time is the greatest killer'. Celebrate the undisputed Queen of Crime with this unique Agatha Christie T-Shirt featuring the creator of such detective greats as Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot. As well as writing some of the finest examples of...
Albert Camus Autograph T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The Albert Camus Autograph T-Shirt is inspired by the French philosopher and author and leading exponent of the philosophy absurdism. Best known for the novels The Stranger, The Plague and The Fall, Camus died at only 46 years of age, tragically killed in...
Albert Camus T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Albert Camus, novelist, journalist and philosopher. Award winning author of The Stranger and The Plague, and now star of this unique tee.
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.
Aleister Crowley T-Shirt
£20.00
A black magick t-shirt in black cotton. This exclusive Aleister Crowley T-Shirt commemorates the famed British occultist and magician known as The Great Beast and The Wickedest Man in The World. The design is inspired by the classic heavy metal track by Ozzy Osbourne that was first released on his...
All Writers Are Lunatics T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Hellwood presents a range of t-shirts for writers, readers and all literary psycho's. All Writers are Lunatics - how true!
Allen Ginsberg Howl T-Shirt
£20.00
A classic beat generation t-shirt available in black cotton. Celebrate Allen Ginsberg’s classic poem, Howl, with this exclusive Allen Ginsberg Howl T-Shirt from Hellwood Outfitters. Ginsberg was one of the leading lights of the beat generation, alongside the likes of Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs. Check out all our...
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.
American Gods T-Shirt
£20.00
A black or white cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The American Gods T-Shirt is inspired by the new TV series based upon the novel of the same name by Neil Gaiman. The t-shirt features an original design based upon the series promo materials heavy use of neon.
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...
And The Hippos... T-Shirt
£20.00
An original beat generation inspired t-shirt in black or white cotton and available in gents and ladies styles. The And The Hippos Were Boiled In Their Tanks T-Shirt is inspired by the 1945 mystery novel written by the then unknown Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs. Unpublished until 2008, the novel...
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...
Anton LaVey T-Shirt
£20.00
A satanic t-shirt available in black cotton. The Anton LaVey T-Shirt is inspired by the infamous founder of the Church of Satan and author of The Satanic Bible.  A born showman, LaVey found fame during the 1960's as a paranormal researcher and organist before going on to form the Order of...
Anton Szandor LaVey Signature T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The Anton Szandor LaVey Signature T-Shirt is a brand new design inspired by the founder of the Church of Satan, and the author of the Satanic Bible, Anton LaVey. A renowned occultist, author and musician, LaVey famously conducted the first...
Arthur Miller - The Crucible T-Shirt
£20.00
A black or white cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. 'You Are Pulling Down Heaven And Raising Up A Whore.' The Arthur Miller - The Crucible T-Shirt is a simple typographic tee inspired by Miller's 1953 play that dramatized and partially fictionalized the story of the Salem witch...
Arthur Rimbaud T-Shirt
£20.00
A black or white cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.  'A Thousand Dreams Within Me Softly Burn' The Arthur Rimbaud T-Shirt is inspired by the short career of influential French poet Arthur Rimbaud. Born in 1854, Rimbaud wrote the bulk of his work during his adolescence and ceased writing...
Basil Rathbone The Hound Of The Baskervilles T-Shirt
£20.00
A Sherlock Holmes t-shirt in black cotton and available in gents and ladies styles. The Basil Rathbone The Hound Of The Baskervilles T-Shirt is inspired by Sidney Lanfield's 1939 adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic The Hound Of The Baskervilles starring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Doctor Watson....
Beat It T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Celebrate the grand masters of the Beat Generation with this exclusive Beat It T-Shirt. This original design features the core Beat members, Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs and Herbert Huncke.
Beware The Wolf T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Inspired by the story of Little Red Riding Hood, Hellwood Outfitters present this original Beware The Wolf T-Shirt. No need to be afraid of the big bad wolf when you're cloaked in this stylish tee.
Born To Be Wilde T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet, famous for the novel The Picture of Dorian Gray and the stage play The Importance of Being Earnest. The Born To Be Wilde T-Shirt celebrates one of...
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...
Brighton Rock T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The Brighton Rock T-Shirt is inspired by the classic 1947 British Noir film starring Richard Attenborough as Pinkie. The film, directed by John Boulting, was adapted from the novel Brighton Rock by Graham Greene.
Bukowski Quote T-Shirt
£20.00
A black or white cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. 'We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.' Check out this stylish Bukowski Quote T-Shirt, a new design featuring the 'laureate of American lowlife', the...
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.
Cassady And Kerouac T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The Cassady And Kerouac T-Shirt is inspired by the close friendship of beat superstars Neal Cassady and Jack Kerouac. Their relationship formed the basis for the central characters of Dean Moriarty and Sal Paradise in Kerouac's generation defining On The Road....
Charles Baudelaire T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. 'I Shall Give You, My Dark One, Kisses Frozen As The Moon, Caresses Such As Snakes Give Slithering Round The Open Grave.' The Charles Baudelaire T-Shirt celebrates the pioneering French poet, essayist, art critic and translator.  Born in 1821, Baudelaire...
Charles Bukowski Quote T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. 'What Matters Most Is How Well You Walk Through The Fire' Check out Hellwood's latest tribute to the poet of the dispossessed with this unique Charles Bukowski Quote T-Shirt.
Charles Bukowski T-Shirt
£20.00
A classic literature t-shirt available in black cotton. 'I Don't Hate People. I Just Feel Better When They Aren't Around.' The Charles Bukowski T-Shirt from Hellwood celebrates the infamous Poet of the Dispossessed Charles Bukowski. Bukowski wrote thousands of poems and short stories and six novels about the ordinary lives of...
Charlie Chan T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. The Charlie Chan T-Shirt celebrates the fictional character created by Earl Derr Biggers. Chan was conceived as a benevolent and heroic alternative to Yellow Peril stereotypes and villains like Fu Manchu. Chan appeared in scores of films, TV and radio shows and...
Christopher Hitchens T-Shirt
£20.00
A famous author t-shirt available in black cotton. The Christopher Hitchens T-Shirt celebrates the late author, critic and journalist and staple of confrontational public debates. A well known antitheist and left wing firebrand, Hitchens worked as a journalist and editor for numerous magazines and newspapers both in Britain and the...
Cormac McCarthy T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.'Whatever  in creation exists without my knowledge, exists without my consent.'Celebrate the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Road, Blood Meridian and No Country For Old Men, with this exclusive Cormac McCarthy T-Shirt.
Dark Passage David Goodis T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Bogart, Bacall and the inimitable David Goodis come together on this long lost noir t-shirt, Dark Passage.
Dashiell Hammett Quote T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. 'I've Been As Bad An Influence On American Literature As Anyone I Can Think Of.' Celebrate the 'dean of American hard boiled fiction' with this exclusive Dashiell Hammett Quote T-Shirt. Renowned by many as one of the finest mystery writers,...
David Foster Wallace T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.The David Foster Wallace T-Shirt from Hellwood Outfitters features a famous quote from Wallace's most renowned novel, Infinite Jest.
Dead Men & Broken Hearts T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. 'Dead Men Are Heavier Than Broken Hearts' Check out this exclusive Dead Men & Broken Hearts T-Shirt from Hellwood, inspired by the ultimate noir novelist Raymond Chandler and his masterwork The Big Sleep.
Death's-Head Hawkmoth T-Shirt
£20.00
A black or white cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Ladies and Gentlemen, let me introduce to you Acherontia Styx, better known as the lesser death's head hawkmoth, star of the ever creepy Silence Of The Lambs. The Death's-Head Hawkmoth T-Shirt features a stylised black and white moth design...
Don Delillo - White Noise T-Shirt
£20.00
A black or white cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. 'I've Got Death Inside Me. It's Just A Question Of Whether Or Not I Can Outlive It.' The Don Delillo - White Noise T-Shirt is an original typographic tee inspired by the postmodern eighth novel by Delillo. White...
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.
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.
Double Indemnity T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles. Inspired by Billy Wilder's legendary 1944 Film Noir, and the classic James M Cain novella on which it was based, the Double Indemnity T-Shirt from Hellwood fuses the iconic silhouette of Fred MacMurray as Walter Neff, with what became a...
Dylan Thomas T-Shirt
£20.00
A legendary writer t-shirt available in black cotton. The Dylan Thomas T-Shirt celebrates the still hugely popular Welsh poet who died prematurely at the age of 39 in New York. Born in Swansea, South Wales, Dylan Thomas found fame as a poet and writer, composing such classic works as 'Do Not...
E. L. Doctorow T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.T-Shirts for Writers. You bet! Show your passion for the written word with one of our exclusive t-shirts designed especially for the scribe in all of us.
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.
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.'
Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven T-Shirt
£20.00
A classic gothic poem t-shirt available in black cotton. 'Here lies the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels name Lenore' The Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven T-Shirt is an exclusive design inspired by Poe's masterpiece prose poem, The Raven. First published in 1845, The Raven tells the dark and supernatural...
Ellroy's LA Confidential T-Shirt
£20.00
A cult crime novel available in black cotton. Celebrate James Ellroy's masterwork with this exclusive Ellroy's LA Confidential T-Shirt. A classic neo-noir, and the basis for Curtis Hanson's award winning film, the unique design is inspired by the first edition jacket cover and features famous Hollywood starlet Veronica Lake.
Elmore Leonard T-Shirt
£20.00
A black cotton t-shirt available in gents and ladies styles.Originally an author of westerns, Elmore Leonard became best known as a writer of crime fiction. The Elmore Leonard T-Shirt celebrates the distinguished career of one of the best known American writers and the author of such classics as Get Shorty,...