Category Archives: Books

Paperback covers #9: Geoff Taylor’s covers to The Belgariad

Time for another look at some of my favourite book cover illustrations. This week it’s the turn of Geoff Taylor’s covers to the UK editions of The Belgariad, the best-selling 1980’s fantasy series by David Eddings. Continue reading Paperback covers #9: Geoff Taylor’s covers to The Belgariad

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James Bond novels: Penguin Modern Classics (2004)

Casino Royale

A series looking at some of my favourite book covers and cover artists

#9: The James Bond novels published by Penguin Modern Classics in 2004

Since his first appearance in 1953’s Casino Royale Ian Fleming’s super-spy James Bond has become a global cultural phenomenon, appearing in over 20 blockbuster movies while the original novels have stayed constantly in print.
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Rogue Trooper, Books 1-7 (Titan Books)

Rogue Trooper Book 2

In 1981 Titan Books began reprinting stories from 2000AD, the weekly British sci-fi comic. Fan-favourite Judge Dredd was the first to receive the reprint treatment and over the next decade other popular strips from ‘The Galaxy’s Greatest Comic’ saw print, including seven volumes starring genetic infantryman Rogue Trooper.
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