Proust’s Way

The final volume of Proust scholarship published by Roger Shattuck. This book was originally issued on:

Pictured below are the trade paperback editions from Penguin and Norton respectively. The original hardcover editions had covers that were essentially identical to these trade paperbacks.

Click on a cover for the full size image.


Yet another illustration of why I prefer British book design to American book design. Need I say more?


~ by Thomas on 2007-Aug-13.

3 Responses to “Proust’s Way”

  1. I think you may have an interesting blog here. Unfortunately, I can’t really tell because the black background makes it almost impossible to read.

  2. I actually prefer the Norton design for its energy and movement, so I’m interested to hear the reasons you prefer Penguin. Need you say more? In this case, yes, please.

  3. Yes please explain.

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