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These banned literature matchbook sets will set fire to the flame

This is some fire reading material.


Marisa Losciale

Dot Recs

Posted on Jan 17, 2018   Updated on May 22, 2021, 4:25 am CDT

Nothing starts a heated argument quite like a list of banned books. And now you can literally set fire to the flame just by using these matchboxes that resemble some previously restricted reading.

The matchboxes feature designs based off of the covers of books that were banned either by schools or even governments around the world. The set of five matchboxes includes Song of Solomon, Fahrenheit 451, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Slaughterhouse-Five and Black Beauty. Not sure why certain titles were banned? Well, they say you learn something new everyday … so go on and teach yourself a new fun fact.

The banned book matchboxes come filled with matches, so you can show off your literary expertise as soon as they’re delivered. They even make fire additions to your library and they’re available through Amazon for just $22.82.

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*First Published: Jan 17, 2018, 3:53 pm CST