(urth) Gene Wolfe Covers
kierkegaurdian at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 06:13:42 PST 2013
I was confused by the one with the sword-toting elf as well. It look
really familiar (the artwork is very similar to that of the *Mistborn
and after some digging I found that the cover was just taken from this
This explains the disconnect between the cover and, well, virtually
everything about *The Shadow of the Torturer*.
On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 9:08 AM, David Stockhoff <dstockhoff at verizon.net>wrote:
> Exquisite. A couple look like standard S&S, but I especially like the
> scene in the mountains before little Severian is killed. I like Severian as
> a monk, although it's not quite right---too brown.
> The Lake of Birds is great for suggesting the opposite of S&S---it looks
> almost like a modern cover for a Victorian novel, and in a sense it may be
> the truest to Wolfe's literary side.
> Who would be the woman with the sword?
> On 1/30/2013 8:36 AM, Antonin Scriabin wrote:
>> Not sure if you guys saw this or if it has made the rounds already, but
>> here are some great (and not so great) foreign covers for TBONS:
>> The Italian /The Claw of the Conciliator /is beautiful, imo.
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