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More detailed style of illustration using pen? Use colours relating to danger or suspense?

More detailed style of illustration using pen? Use colours relating to danger or suspense?

Flyer Goodness: Classic Penguin Book Covers

Flyer Goodness: Classic Penguin Book Covers

Arranged by spine color, vintage Penguin paperbacks add a graphic punch to shelves.

Arranged by spine color, vintage Penguin paperbacks add a graphic punch to shelves.

My favorite book, is The End of the Affair by Graham Greene which deals with religion and love and life and war in this beautiful timeless way . It makes me cry every time.

My favorite book, is The End of the Affair by Graham Greene which deals with religion and love and life and war in this beautiful timeless way . It makes me cry every time.

William Faulkner
Cover drawing by Andre Francois
Published in Penguin Books 1938
Reprinted 1964

William Faulkner Cover drawing by Andre Francois Published in Penguin Books 1938 Reprinted 1964

Cover design: Adam Laszczuk. Illustration: Josh Durham. (Australian Classics series, Penguin Books Australia, 2014.)

Cover design: Adam Laszczuk. Illustration: Josh Durham. (Australian Classics series, Penguin Books Australia, 2014.)

Virginia Woolf. If Virginia was a man she would be classed in the ranks of Joyce, Elliot and ford. She is known as a great writer but she is one of the best. I put her up there with the greatest.

Virginia Woolf. If Virginia was a man she would be classed in the ranks of Joyce, Elliot and ford. She is known as a great writer but she is one of the best. I put her up there with the greatest.

DESIGNER: Omnific  ILLUSTRATOR: Omnific  PUBLISHED: 1970  COLLECTION: Non-Grid Fiction

DESIGNER: Omnific ILLUSTRATOR: Omnific PUBLISHED: 1970 COLLECTION: Non-Grid Fiction

A rainbow of Penguins: Publisher Allen Lane wanted a logo that was "dignified but flippant," so the penguin brand was born. At sixpence, anyone who loved to read good stories could buy a paperback for the same cost as a pack of cigarettes. Lane's brainchild was born after he had visited Agatha Christie: he stood waiting for a train, realizing there was nothing but magazines and bad novels to choose from.

A rainbow of Penguins: Publisher Allen Lane wanted a logo that was "dignified but flippant," so the penguin brand was born. At sixpence, anyone who loved to read good stories could buy a paperback for the same cost as a pack of cigarettes. Lane's brainchild was born after he had visited Agatha Christie: he stood waiting for a train, realizing there was nothing but magazines and bad novels to choose from.

One of those books that stays with you long after you read it.

One of those books that stays with you long after you read it.