15 April 2013

The Ugliest Canadian Book Cover of All Time


P.E.T. and his unesrthly adventures:
an illustrated history of Trudeaumania

Jude Waples
(Cover illustration: Jude Waples)
Toronto: Avon, 1983

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4 comments:

  1. Your scope might be too small. Perhaps the ugliest cover anywhere of all time.

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    1. I shouldn't, I know, but I find it remarkable that the cover comes courtesy of a major publisher.

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  2. Years ago The National Lampoon did an "article" entitled "Bombardier Sled Company Presents Great Canadian Writers". I think this book would have fit nicely into it.

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    1. I know the series, Tim. In fact - great coincidence - I was roommate of two of writer Sean Kelly's kids in university. I've long been meaning to write a piece on the guide - it served to provide the intro to Canadian literature that school did not.

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