Time for a little bit of fun.
I've been collecting some likely suspects for this feature on duplicate images on book covers. I'm hoping some of you will chime in on these. What do you think?
Same cover girl with Photoshopped hair redo? I'm leaning toward yes, but I'm not all the way there.
Q: A Novel
by Evan Mandery
And what to you think about this one? Clearly, it's not the same photo, maybe even a different couple, but I do think it's the same alleyway. The lamps look the same. What cinches it for me (or maybe "clinches" it, considering what these couples are up to!) is that damaged spot on the lower left wall.
THE GERMAN WOMAN
by Paul Griner
Okay. Now that we've all strained our eyes, let's reward ourselves with an obvious duplication:
THE PAINTER FROM SHANGHAI
by Jennifer Cody Epstein
by Mingmei Yip
I think all these covers are beautifully done no matter how it was accomplished. And as is usually the case, I think the insides of these books look pretty good, too! Click on the titles for full descriptions.