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塞林格作品新封面

塞林格作品新封面

塞林格肯定是一个奇人,其中一奇是他对自己作品的封面设计要求极为苛刻,不过他作品的(美国版)封面却多不好看,比如代表作 The Catcher in the Rye 的封面,我就无论如何喜欢不起来: 不知道是不是由于某些封面设计不佳的原因,塞先生才对封面变得苛刻起来。不过,丑陋的局面即将改变了,《卫报》报道,塞林格作品将以新的系列封面重印上市: Before his death, JD Salinger’s publisher, Hamish Hamilton, worked with him to produce jackets for reissues of his books (originally planned for June, they are now due out next month). … Simon Prosser, publishing director, Hamish Hamilton: “There are strict rules about JD Salinger’s covers. The only copy allowed on the books, back or front, is the author name and the title. Nothing else at all: no quotes, no cover blurb, no biography. We’re not really sure why this is, but it gives you definite guidelines. Last year we decided it was…