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Postby Maura:-D » Sat Oct 22, 2011 11:02 am

The covers on most of the books I have- the (hang on while I measure :oops: ) 18cm by 10cm books- are awesome. Kinda cartoony, also not...
Does anyone else try and work out what's happening on the covers before reading the book, then look at it after and notice so many little things? I do. It's enjoyable. Sad person that I am. :D
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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Oct 22, 2011 11:23 am

Generally I try to avoid guessing the story from the cover. Although when the cover from Snuff was available a lot of us tried to work bits out and generally got it wrong! :lol:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:44 am

You would have a hard job doing that with most of the American covers though. :) I loved the Josh Kirby's covers for that after I had read the book.
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Postby raisindot » Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:32 pm

Who's Wee Dug wrote:You would have a hard job doing that with most of the American covers though.


The American covers (other than the hardcover edition of Night Watch) are completely awful. Which is why I spent a small fortune to 'import' used Kirby paperbacks.
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Postby LilMaibe » Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:49 pm

raisindot wrote:
Who's Wee Dug wrote:You would have a hard job doing that with most of the American covers though.


The American covers (other than the hardcover edition of Night Watch) are completely awful. Which is why I spent a small fortune to 'import' used Kirby paperbacks.


You think those are awful? Have you seen the 'new and improved' german covers?
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Oct 24, 2011 3:07 pm

No, but I really liked the Good Omens cover by Hienman which I have in p/back. :)
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Postby SpyViolette » Thu Nov 03, 2011 6:07 am

I mostly have the American versions, which I agree have inferior covers, but I do like some of the pictures.
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Nov 03, 2011 10:29 am

Hi SpyViolette, Welcome to the forum why don't you pop over to the introduce yourself thread and say Image
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Postby Penfold » Thu Nov 03, 2011 11:27 am

Hellooo and welcome SpyViolet. :D Pretty much what Dug says. :wink:
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Postby Tonyblack » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:29 pm

And welcome from me too! :D
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Postby author3 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 3:00 pm

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Postby SpyViolette » Thu Nov 03, 2011 11:55 pm

Wow, thank you guys for all the warm welcomes. :D
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Postby Maura:-D » Fri Nov 04, 2011 7:01 pm

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