Great Book Sculptures: The Book Tunnel of Prague

Interesting Literature

The sculpture that brings a whole new meaning to ‘lost in a good book’

For World Book Day, we thought we’d share this marvellous book sculpture, known variously as a Book Tunnel, Book Wormhole, and Book Vortex, but officially titled Idiom and created by Slovakian-born sculptor and artist Matej Kren. It’s also sometimes referred to as the ‘tower of books’ and was installed in Prague Municipal Library in 1998. Click on the image below to enlarge it and enter the book vortex.

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