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How do your favourite authors and characters take their coffee? Literary Starbucks tumblr can tell you

There are times when the internet produces something so clever you don't know why no one thought of it before. 

Literary Starbucks is such a website with a relatively simple concept: how would people in literature - authors and characters - make their order at the coffee chain?

The site imagines what authors such as Roald Dahl, Agatha Christie, Charlotte and Emily Bronte and also Jane Austen, would decide to order from a barista and how they would go about it. 

For example, one of our favourites is Jane Austen's order: “Austen goes up to the counter and orders a cinnamon spice latte. The barista is a bore. The man behind her in line orders exactly what she orders; he too is a bore. He is handsome in the conventional sense, but there is no chance they could ever be married.”

If that isn't classic Austen, we don't know what is.

And it's not just writers, there are also some of our favourite literary characters in there too, such as Little Red Riding Hood and Sleeping Beauty. 

Created by three students who study at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota in the USA, Jill, Wilson, and Nora came up with the idea and have now amassed over 25,000 followers. 

Take a look at more of our favourite authors and literary characters orders by clicking on the gallery below.

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