The Clocks Were Striking Thirteen

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Penguin UK has decided to mark the sixty-third anniversary of George Orwell‘s death by launching “George Orwell Day” and by issuing a series of new paperback editions of his most beloved books. The series has all original covers designed by David Pearson.

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Some of the new covers are quite compelling, especially the Nineteen Eighty-Four with dramatic embossed titling under black foil, but others, such as the line drawn image on Homage to Catalonia seem to miss the mark.

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1 Response to The Clocks Were Striking Thirteen

  1. I recent bought the Penguin edition of Raymond Chandler’s Big Sleep. It had an old Penguin classic style cover. Not sure if that’s the original cover, but loved the design.

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