Friday, 28 May 2010

Comparisons of Covers- The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancey

Ok this is just somthing I came up with after looking at some US vs UK covers post. I decided I wanted to do something like that but with any covers not just US and UK. So I decided first I am going to The Monstrumologist, a great YA historical fiction/ horror novel. If anyone wants to do this too they can. So here are the covers:

US Hardback:

US Paperback:

UK Paperback:

German Hardback:

If you want to comment on what you think of the idea and of the covers.


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  2. It's interesting to see the focal point in the graphics changes by country. I'd be curious to know what the marketing psychology is behind this. The German version reminds me of a children's fairy tale wood cut, a far cry from the first one, which is more brutal...and because of that I'd never want to buy it. Thanks for posting these. I enjoyed it. By the way, I found you on the blog hop!

  3. I liked the first one the best. It feels science fictiony and alludes to some sort of biological weird life form without showing me a picture. I like to be able to use my imagination without having a picture interfering. I almost bought this one once...i remember some sort of opening poem that was sweet but it didn't look like the book was written in the same vein so i put it back.