Cover art

Nat Case ncase at hedbergmaps.com
Mon Dec 1 09:53:18 EST 2003


I've always liked the Greenwillow CHARMED LIFE just because it 
doesn't try to illustrate the complexities of plot. Reminds me of 
William Steig too, which I love.

I also like the Puffin 8 DAYS OF LUKE. Michael Heslop, I think.

Nat



>I've just got copies of the two new paperbacks from Gollancz/Orion, *A
>Sudden Wild Magic* and *Deep Secret*, with cover art by David Wyatt, and I
>reckon the art as stunningly good.  The back-cover blurbs aren't too bad
>either -- I mean, back covers are usually either inaccurate or too
>informative, but with these two I think the balance is very nearly right
>between saying nothing at all and saying far too much.  In fact (I'm
>beginning to feel like an employee of the publisher, which I amn't!) apart
>from both books having the same quote from the Daily Telegraph on the front
>at the top, I think these may be the best covers I've seen for a longish
>while.
>
>I'd still rate "all four Dalemark books as a paperback set" highest, just
>for that panorama, but I think these are second on my list now.  And I'd
>have trouble deciding which of them is better.
>
>Anyone else?
>
>Minnow
>
>
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