Melissa Proffitt Melissa at
Fri Aug 6 13:23:57 EDT 1999

On Fri, 06 Aug 1999 03:20:17 EDT, Courtney M Eckhardt wrote:

>>already.  Someday I will get a nice one (like I did for Robin McKinley's
>>_Beauty_; the PB has a way too pretty girl simpering at the reader, and some
>>fluke with the title flourishes makes it look like she has horns!  I gave it
>>away to my mother-in-law and got the trade edition, which is still not
>Brief lapse from topic here... I have a paperback edition of Beauty
>(perhaps even the same you mention?)  with an understatedly pretty
>young woman with curly auburn hair in a yellow dress standing on a
>huge sprawling staircase smelling a yellow rose... I really like this
>picture, actually.  (Even if it is a paperback.)  She looks serious
>and intelligent, and like she's thinking and her mind's a little way

Yes, that's the trade edition, slightly oversized paperback.  I like the
cover, though I think her hair's still a little too dark (which is really my
only complaint). But the one I want is the HC with the rose and dark shadowy
castle in the background....

Melissa Proffitt
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