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* One of the ''Series/{{Ghostwriter}}'' books (and possibly more) was this: Each side of the book told the story from a different character's viewpoint.
* ''Literature/MrAndMrsSmith'', though the upside-down version only had the initial chapter in which they meet from alternating points of view.
* Ace Books used the format in their Ace Doubles series from the late 1950s through to the early 1970s. Most of the Ace Doubles comprised one book by an established author and one by a relative unknown, in an attempt to boost the unknowns' recognition. It's also worth noting that because of the Doubles' fixed page lengths (usually between 256 and 320 pages) novels often had to be abridged to fit.
* This is also the format of the large-format ''Creator/MontyPython's Life of Brian / Montypythonscrapbook''.
* A book published just before the last ''Literature/{{Harry Potter|and the Deathly Hallows}}'' novel offered the evidence for and against Severus Snape, with each half listing the arguments for one side.
* ''Literature/OnlyRevolutions'' by Mark Z. Danielewski.
* One of the ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' [[Literature/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineRelaunch relaunch]] books, called ''Fearful Symmetry''. The dualism implied was covering both one woman (Iliana Ghemor) who was surgically altered and sent into deep cover as another woman (Kira Nerys), and their mirror-universe counterparts.
* ''Yin and Yang'', a short play about Literature/ErastFandorin, is like this. Each side of the book contains exactly the same criminal case with only a few key differences that lead up to a largely different conclusions.
* The StrategyGuide for ''VideoGame/GhostbustersTheVideoGame''. One side is the "Realistic" version for [=PlayStation=] 3, Xbox 360 and PC, and the other is the "Stylistic" version for Wii and [=PlayStation=] 2.
** Other cross-platform-but-different-for-each games have done the same thing; this includes ''Franchise/StarWars: VideoGame/TheForceUnleashed'' and ''VideoGame/IndianaJonesAndTheStaffOfKings''.
* Manga anthology magazine ''Yen Plus'' works like this, but slightly different from the usual; manhwa and OEL manga (which read left to right) are on one side, manga (reading right to left) on the other.
* Creator/BrianFroud's ''Bad Fairies[=/=]Good Fairies''. The critter in the middle could look like either, depending on which way up the picture is.

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!!Examples

* One of the ''Series/{{Ghostwriter}}'' books (and possibly more) was this: Each side of the book told the story from a different character's viewpoint.
* ''Literature/MrAndMrsSmith'', though the upside-down version only had the initial chapter in which they meet from alternating points of view.
* Ace Books used the format in their Ace Doubles series from the late 1950s through to the early 1970s. Most of the Ace Doubles comprised one book by an established author and one by a relative unknown, in an attempt to boost the unknowns' recognition. It's also worth noting that because of the Doubles' fixed page lengths (usually between 256 and 320 pages) novels often had to be abridged to fit.
* This is also the format of the large-format ''Creator/MontyPython's Life of Brian / Montypythonscrapbook''.
* A book published just before the last ''Literature/{{Harry Potter|and the Deathly Hallows}}'' novel offered the evidence for and against Severus Snape, with each half listing the arguments for one side.
* ''Literature/OnlyRevolutions'' by Mark Z. Danielewski.
* One of the ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' [[Literature/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineRelaunch relaunch]] books, called ''Fearful Symmetry''. The dualism implied was covering both one woman (Iliana Ghemor) who was surgically altered and sent into deep cover as another woman (Kira Nerys), and their mirror-universe counterparts.
* ''Yin and Yang'', a short play about Literature/ErastFandorin, is like this. Each side of the book contains exactly the same criminal case with only a few key differences that lead up to a largely different conclusions.
* The StrategyGuide for ''VideoGame/GhostbustersTheVideoGame''. One side is the "Realistic" version for [=PlayStation=] 3, Xbox 360 and PC, and the other is the "Stylistic" version for Wii and [=PlayStation=] 2.
** Other cross-platform-but-different-for-each games have done the same thing; this includes ''Franchise/StarWars: VideoGame/TheForceUnleashed'' and ''VideoGame/IndianaJonesAndTheStaffOfKings''.
* Manga anthology magazine ''Yen Plus'' works like this, but slightly different from the usual; manhwa and OEL manga (which read left to right) are on one side, manga (reading right to left) on the other.
* Creator/BrianFroud's ''Bad Fairies[=/=]Good Fairies''. The critter in the middle could look like either, depending on which way up the picture is.
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* ''[[Literature/SoulSuckingBrainZombiesDuology Double Feature: Attack of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies/Bride of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies]]'', one of the sequels to ''Literature/GeographyClub'' (about the members of a high school gay-straight alliance) by Brent Hartinger, did this.
* ''The Pirates! In an adventure with scientists'' and ''" " Ahab''.
* ''The Incredible Journey to the Center of the Atom'' by Trevor Day and Nicholas Harris is a popular science book which - depending on whether it is read forward or backward - takes the reader on a trip from the vastness of the galaxy to the individual nucleons, or vice versa; and provides either scientific commentary, or poetic musings, depending on the way.
* There was a tell-all book published about 12 years ago about [[DrillSergeantNasty legendary basketball coach]] Bob Knight, made in the upside-down way. One side was titled "What a Knight!" and praised his coaching prowess and talked up his skills on the court when he was in his prime. The other side was titled "Knightmares" and generally dealt with Knight's TrainingFromHell as applied to his players, and his GeneralRipper relationship with the media.
* ComicBooks example: The last issue of the anthology ''[=FantaSci=]'', published by Apple Comics, was labeled "An Apple Turnover", with one story on each side, and a centerfold picture of an EldritchAbomination that looked equally horrible either way up.
* There's an old Companion Library edition of ''Literature/ArabianNights'' and ''Literature/AesopsFables'' that was published back in 1963 by Grosset & Dunlap.
* The ''Series/SesameStreet'' book ''[[http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/I%27m_My_Mommy_-_I%27m_My_Daddy I'm My Mommy – I'm My Daddy]]'' was published in 1975. In the center of the book is a two-page spread showing an aerial view of the family's living room.
* This was also used in 1975 for a series of joke books compiled by Larry Wilde--for example, one volume had "The [[BlatantLies Official]] Polish Joke Book" on one side and “The [[BlatantLies Official]] Italian Joke Book" on the other.
* Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel looks like one of these, and the author character in the book writes an unsuccessful version of one, but if you start reading at the back, you'll come across the tail end of a list and probably start at the real beginning.
* After ''Film/{{Borat}}'' came out, a double-sided book was released, supposedly written by the titular character. One side was titled "Touristic Guidings to Minor Nation of U.S. and A." and the other side was "Touristic Guidings to Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan". They were both, of course, riddled with broken English and glaring factual errors, as per the usual for Borat.

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* ''[[Literature/SoulSuckingBrainZombiesDuology Double Feature: Attack of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies/Bride of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies]]'', one of the sequels to ''Literature/GeographyClub'' (about the members of a high school gay-straight alliance) by Brent Hartinger, did this.
* ''The Pirates! In an adventure with scientists'' and ''" " Ahab''.
* ''The Incredible Journey to the Center of the Atom'' by Trevor Day and Nicholas Harris is a popular science book which - depending on whether it is read forward or backward - takes the reader on a trip from the vastness of the galaxy to the individual nucleons, or vice versa; and provides either scientific commentary, or poetic musings, depending on the way.
* There was a tell-all book published about 12 years ago about [[DrillSergeantNasty legendary basketball coach]] Bob Knight, made in the upside-down way. One side was titled "What a Knight!" and praised his coaching prowess and talked up his skills on the court when he was in his prime. The other side was titled "Knightmares" and generally dealt with Knight's TrainingFromHell as applied to his players, and his GeneralRipper relationship with the media.
* ComicBooks example:
The last issue of the anthology ''[=FantaSci=]'', published by Apple Comics, was labeled "An Apple Turnover", with one story on each side, and a centerfold picture of an EldritchAbomination that looked equally horrible either way up.
* There's an old Companion Library edition of ''Literature/ArabianNights'' and ''Literature/AesopsFables'' that was published back in 1963 by Grosset & Dunlap.
* The ''Series/SesameStreet'' book ''[[http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/I%27m_My_Mommy_-_I%27m_My_Daddy I'm My Mommy – I'm My Daddy]]'' was published in 1975. In the center of the book is a two-page spread showing an aerial view of the family's living room.
* This was also used in 1975 for a series of joke books compiled by Larry Wilde--for example, one volume had "The [[BlatantLies Official]] Polish Joke Book" on one side and “The [[BlatantLies Official]] Italian Joke Book" on the other.
* Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel looks like one of these, and the author character in the book writes an unsuccessful version of one, but if you start reading at the back, you'll come across the tail end of a list and probably start at the real beginning.
* After ''Film/{{Borat}}'' came out, a double-sided book was released, supposedly written by the titular character. One side was titled "Touristic Guidings to Minor Nation of U.S. and A." and the other side was "Touristic Guidings to Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan". They were both, of course, riddled with broken English and glaring factual errors, as per the usual for Borat.
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* After ''Film/{{Borat}}'' came out, a double-sided book was released, supposedly written by the titular character. One side was titled "Touristic Guidings to Minor Nation of U.S. and A." and the other side was "Touristic Guidings to Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan". They were both, of course, riddled with broken English and glaring factual errors, as per the usual for Borat.
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* One of the ''Series/{{Ghostwriter}}'' books (and possibly more) was this: Each side of the book told the story from a different character's viewpoint.
* ''Literature/MrAndMrsSmith'', though the upside-down version only had the initial chapter in which they meet from alternating points of view.
* Ace Books used the format in their Ace Doubles series from the late 1950s through to the early 1970s. Most of the Ace Doubles comprised one book by an established author and one by a relative unknown, in an attempt to boost the unknowns' recognition. It's also worth noting that because of the Doubles' fixed page lengths (usually between 256 and 320 pages) novels often had to be abridged to fit.
* This is also the format of the large-format ''Creator/MontyPython's Life of Brian / Montypythonscrapbook''.
* A book published just before the last ''Literature/{{Harry Potter|and the Deathly Hallows}}'' novel offered the evidence for and against Severus Snape, with each half listing the arguments for one side.
* ''Literature/OnlyRevolutions'' by Mark Z. Danielewski.
* One of the ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' [[Literature/StarTrekDeepSpaceNineRelaunch relaunch]] books, called ''Fearful Symmetry''. The dualism implied was covering both one woman (Iliana Ghemor) who was surgically altered and sent into deep cover as another woman (Kira Nerys), and their mirror-universe counterparts.
* Creator/BrianFroud's ''Bad Fairies[=/=]Good Fairies''. The critter in the middle could look like either, depending on which way up the picture is.
* ''[[Literature/SoulSuckingBrainZombiesDuology Double Feature: Attack of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies/Bride of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies]]'', one of the sequels to ''Literature/GeographyClub'' (about the members of a high school gay-straight alliance) by Brent Hartinger, did this.
* ''The Pirates! In an adventure with scientists'' and ''" " Ahab''.
* ''The Incredible Journey to the Center of the Atom'' by Trevor Day and Nicholas Harris is a popular science book which - depending on whether it is read forward or backward - takes the reader on a trip from the vastness of the galaxy to the individual nucleons, or vice versa; and provides either scientific commentary, or poetic musings, depending on the way.
* There was a tell-all book published about 12 years ago about [[DrillSergeantNasty legendary basketball coach]] Bob Knight, made in the upside-down way. One side was titled "What a Knight!" and praised his coaching prowess and talked up his skills on the court when he was in his prime. The other side was titled "Knightmares" and generally dealt with Knight's TrainingFromHell as applied to his players, and his GeneralRipper relationship with the media.
* There's an old Companion Library edition of ''Literature/ArabianNights'' and ''Literature/AesopsFables'' that was published back in 1963 by Grosset & Dunlap.
* The ''Series/SesameStreet'' book ''[[http://muppet.wikia.com/wiki/I%27m_My_Mommy_-_I%27m_My_Daddy I'm My Mommy – I'm My Daddy]]'' was published in 1975. In the center of the book is a two-page spread showing an aerial view of the family's living room.
* This was also used in 1975 for a series of joke books compiled by Larry Wilde -- for example, one volume had "The [[BlatantLies Official]] Polish Joke Book" on one side and "The [[BlatantLies Official]] Italian Joke Book" on the other.
* Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel looks like one of these, and the author character in the book writes an unsuccessful version of one, but if you start reading at the back, you'll come across the tail end of a list and probably start at the real beginning.



* ''Bugs Bunny & Co.'', a German mag in the 90s printing comics based on ''Franchise/LooneyTunes'' and its {{Spin Off}}s, did this in its twilight years.



* ''Franchise/AdventureTime: The Enchiridion & Marcy's Super Secret Scrapbook!!!'': One half of this book is the Enchiridion featured in [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime the show]], the other is Marceline's childhood diary.

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'' Classic's "Double Adventures" were like this. Each book had two mini-adventures, printed upside down to each other.
* Several ''TabletopGame/DarkSun'' adventures for ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' used this format: [=DS1=] ''Freedom'', [=DSQ1=] ''Road to Urik'', [=DSQ2=] ''Arcane Shadows'', [=DSQ3=] ''Asticlian Gambit'' and [=DSE1=] ''Dragon's Crown''.
* The ''TabletopGame/CallOfCthulhu'' double adventure ''The Vanishing Conjurer''/''The Statue of the Sorcerer'', by Creator/{{Chaosium}} and Creator/GamesWorkshop.
* The third edition of ''TabletopGame/InNomineSatanisMagnaVeritas'' had ''In Nomine Satanis'' on one side of the book, ''Magna Veritas'' on the other.

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* Many, many equipment manuals with English on one side and Spanish or French on the other.

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* ''Franchise/AdventureTime: The Enchiridion & Marcy's Super Secret Scrapbook!!!'': One half of this book is the Enchiridion featured in [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime the show]], the other is Marceline's childhood diary.

[[AC:TabletopRPG]]
* ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'' Classic's "Double Adventures" were like this. Each book had two mini-adventures, printed upside down to each other.
* Several ''TabletopGame/DarkSun'' adventures for ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' used this format: [=DS1=] ''Freedom'', [=DSQ1=] ''Road to Urik'', [=DSQ2=] ''Arcane Shadows'', [=DSQ3=] ''Asticlian Gambit'' and [=DSE1=] ''Dragon's Crown''.
* The ''TabletopGame/CallOfCthulhu'' double adventure ''The Vanishing Conjurer''/''The Statue of the Sorcerer'', by Creator/{{Chaosium}} and Creator/GamesWorkshop.
* The third edition of ''TabletopGame/InNomineSatanisMagnaVeritas'' had ''In Nomine Satanis'' on one side of the book, ''Magna Veritas'' on the other.

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* Many, many equipment manuals with English on one side and Spanish or French on the other.
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* Manga anthology magazine ''Yen Plus'' works like this, but slightly different from the usual; manhwa and OEL manga (which read left to right) are on one side, manga (reading right to left) on the other.
* ''Bugs Bunny & Co.'', a German mag in the 90s printing comics based on ''Franchise/LooneyTunes'' and its {{Spin Off}}s, did this in its twilight years.
* Many, many equipment manuals with English on one side and Spanish or French on the other.
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'' Classic's "Double Adventures" were like this. Each book had two mini-adventures, printed upside down to each other.
* Several ''TabletopGame/DarkSun'' adventures for ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' used this format: [=DS1=] ''Freedom'', [=DSQ1=] ''Road to Urik'', [=DSQ2=] ''Arcane Shadows'', [=DSQ3=] ''Asticlian Gambit'' and [=DSE1=] ''Dragon's Crown''.
* The ''TabletopGame/CallOfCthulhu'' double adventure ''The Vanishing Conjurer''/''The Statue of the Sorcerer'', by Creator/{{Chaosium}} and Creator/GamesWorkshop.
* The third edition of ''TabletopGame/InNomineSatanisMagnaVeritas'' had ''In Nomine Satanis'' on one side of the book, ''Magna Veritas'' on the other.
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[[folder:Theatre]]
* ''Yin and Yang'', a short play about Literature/ErastFandorin, is like this. Each side of the book contains exactly the same criminal case with only a few key differences that lead up to a largely different conclusions.
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* The StrategyGuide for ''VideoGame/GhostbustersTheVideoGame''. One side is the "Realistic" version for [=PlayStation=] 3, Xbox 360 and PC, and the other is the "Stylistic" version for Wii and [=PlayStation=] 2.
* Other cross-platform-but-different-for-each games have done the same thing; this includes ''Franchise/StarWars: VideoGame/TheForceUnleashed'' and ''VideoGame/IndianaJonesAndTheStaffOfKings''.
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* ''Franchise/AdventureTime: The Enchiridion & Marcy's Super Secret Scrapbook!!!'': One half of this book is the Enchiridion featured in [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime the show]], the other is Marceline's childhood diary.
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** Other cross-platform-but-different-for-each games have done the same thing; this includes ''StarWars: VideoGame/TheForceUnleashed'' and ''VideoGame/IndianaJonesAndTheStaffOfKings''.

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** Other cross-platform-but-different-for-each games have done the same thing; this includes ''StarWars: ''Franchise/StarWars: VideoGame/TheForceUnleashed'' and ''VideoGame/IndianaJonesAndTheStaffOfKings''.


* ''Split Screen'', one of the sequels to ''Literature/GeographyClub'' (about the members of a high school gay-straight alliance) by Brent Hartinger, did this.

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* ''Split Screen'', ''[[Literature/SoulSuckingBrainZombiesDuology Double Feature: Attack of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies/Bride of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies]]'', one of the sequels to ''Literature/GeographyClub'' (about the members of a high school gay-straight alliance) by Brent Hartinger, did this.

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* ''Franchise/AdventureTime: The Enchiridion & Marcy's Super Secret Scrapbook!!!'': One half of this book is the Enchiridion featured in [[WesternAnimation/AdventureTime the show]], the other is Marceline's childhood diary.


* This was also used in 1975 for a series of joke books compiled by Larry Wilde--for example, one volume had "The [[BlatantLies Official]] Polish Joke Book" and on the other side "The [[BlatantLies Official]] Italian Joke Book".

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* This was also used in 1975 for a series of joke books compiled by Larry Wilde--for example, one volume had "The [[BlatantLies Official]] Polish Joke Book" and on the other one side "The and “The [[BlatantLies Official]] Italian Joke Book".Book" on the other.


* This was also used in 1975 with joke books -- for example, one volume had "The [[BlatantLies Official]] Polish Joke Book" and on the other side "The [[BlatantLies Official]] Italian Joke Book".

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* This was also used in 1975 with for a series of joke books -- for compiled by Larry Wilde--for example, one volume had "The [[BlatantLies Official]] Polish Joke Book" and on the other side "The [[BlatantLies Official]] Italian Joke Book".


A book with two different stories- you read one side, then flip the book over and read the other one. The technical name for this type of book is tête-bêche; it is sometimes improperly called dos-à-dos, which properly refers to an even stranger book style that has two spines.

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A book with two different stories- stories -- you read one side, then flip the book over and read the other one. The technical name for this type of book is tête-bêche; it is sometimes improperly called dos-à-dos, which properly refers to an even stranger book style that has two spines.


* Creator/TorBooks double-sided book series: #9 is ''Literature/TheUglyLittleBoy'' and ''Literature/TheWidgetTheWadgetAndBoff''.

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* Creator/TorBooks Creator/TorBooks' double-sided book series: #9 is ''Literature/TheUglyLittleBoy'' and ''Literature/TheWidgetTheWadgetAndBoff''.




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* Creator/AceBooks' double novel series has D-110; ''Literature/NoWorldOfTheirOwn'' by Creator/PoulAnderson on the front and ''Literature/TheThousandYearPlan'' by Creator/IsaacAsimov (the first novel of ''Literature/TheFoundationTrilogy'') on the back.



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* Viz Media's [[https://www.viz.com/read/graphic-novel/homestuck-epilogues/product/6154 physical release]] of ''Literature/TheHomestuckEpilogues''. The Meat side is black with a white logo and text, and the Candy side is white with a black logo and text.



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* Creator/TorBooks double-sided book series: #9 is ''Literature/TheUglyLittleBoy'' and ''Literature/TheWidgetTheWadgetAndBoff''.



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* ''Bugs Bunny & Co.'', a German mag in the 90s printing comics based on ''Franchise/LooneyTunes'' and its {{Spin Off}}s, did this in its twilight years.


* Beatrice and Virgil by [[LifeofPi Yann Martel]] looks like one of these, and the author character in the book writes an unsuccessful version of one, but if you start reading at the back, you'll come across the tail end of a list and probably start at the real beginning.

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* Beatrice and Virgil by [[LifeofPi Yann Martel]] Martel looks like one of these, and the author character in the book writes an unsuccessful version of one, but if you start reading at the back, you'll come across the tail end of a list and probably start at the real beginning.


* ''MrAndMrsSmith'', though the upside-down version only had the initial chapter in which they meet from alternating points of view.

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* ''MrAndMrsSmith'', ''Literature/MrAndMrsSmith'', though the upside-down version only had the initial chapter in which they meet from alternating points of view.

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