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Friday, May 11, 2018
You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover #210
You can't judge a book by its cover - which is very true.
But you can like one cover version better than another.
I read a lot of Stephen King when I was younger - The Stand is still one of my favourite books. The newest Stephen King book - The Outsider - releases May 22/18. The US cover is on the left and the UK cover is on the right. Both the red and the black colour schemes used denote danger, but it is the ominous hooded person on the front that really sends shivers down my spine. The font used for the title on the US cover is unsettling as well. The US figure seems to be carrying a bag and the UK figure has a knife. I almost feel like the UK character is stepping out of his own shadow. But maybe he is the shadow. But its that upside down figure on the US cover seals the deal for greatest creepy factor for me this week. What about you - any plans to read The Outsider? Which cover creeps you out the most this week?
You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover is a regular feature at A Bookworm's World.