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Modern Book Covers
The covers of Dunnett titles have had a chequered history; many artists and editors seemed to have no awareness of the contents at all and we've been presented with some appalling and hilarious images of Lymond and Philippa in particular. Most of the more recent covers have been excellent - the hardback UK Niccolos were very sensitively done and the paintings chosen for both the UK and US paperbacks were often very appropriate - but the earlier ones, particularly the paperbacks, were often dreadful and must have put off a lot of readers.
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The New Penguin Editions of the House of Niccolo
For those of you who like to know what the pictures are:
For some reason Gemini didn't follow the pattern and received a very cut-down version of the hardback cover
The Penguin/Michael Joseph editions of the Lymond Chronicles
The Vintage editions of the Lymond Chronicles
Hardly any of them are actually related to the books!
The 2000 Michael Joseph edition of King Hereafter
The Vintage edition of King Hereafter
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