[LMB] OT: Bad covers

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Tue Apr 28 02:15:56 BST 2020


On Sun, 26 Apr 2020 16:00:58 +0000, Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com>
wrote:

>WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com> wrote:
>> Apparently, Lois is not the only person plagued by bad covers. I
>> don't read Italian but the title seems to be Harry Potter and the
>> Philosopher's Stone. Check it out here:
>> https://www.comicsands.com/italian-harry-potter-book-cover-2645793497.html
>
>The artist was asked about it:
>http://www.the-leaky-cauldron.org/2020/04/24/italian-harry-potter-cover-artist-serena-riglietti-explains-that-philosophers-stone-cover-translated-interview-with-fansite-portus/
>
>The short version: "I didn't know anything about the book."

I've often read books that suggested that neither the cover artist nor
the blurb writer had given the text more than a cursory look.
--
I've written a musical myself: it's for drunk people.  It's called "Liverdance".
 - Billy Connoly



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