Sunday, June 15, 2008

Cover: Lord Peter Views the Body by Dorothy L. Sayers

First published 1928; cover shown is the 1963 Penguin Books (UK) paperback reprint.
Cover art by Romek Marber. 281p.
Penguin Book #1779.


HelenMH said...

These book cover postings are fascinating.

Chocolate Cobwebs said...

Thanks helenmh! There are some amazing ones out there.

Peter Rozovsky said...

That seems more ominous and nervous (e.g., the shaky line of the drawing) than I'd expect for a Dorothy L. Sayers cover.
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Chocolate Cobwebs said...

It's definitely not a usual cover for her work, which is probably why I picked it up despite having no plan to read it. Romek Marber did quite a few covers back in the 60s - I have a number of them now.