The Clocks Were Striking Thirteen


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.


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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