Monday, July 20, 2009
Roseanne Serra/Ruben Toledo: Couture Classics
Roseanne Serra commissioned illustrator Ruben Toledo to create these unexpected fashiony takes on well-known classics. All are Penguin Classic Deluxe editions in paperback with French flaps, and there are nice special effects to enhance the cool illustrations - like a red foil thread that runs through the large A of Scarlet Letter.
Posted by Tal at 10:39 AM
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this in my opinion works for a very particular audience. Not sure that fans of classic literature would find this amusing. But I like it!
I like the first two a lot--but the Scarlet Letter one just doesn't work for me. I think it's the modern garb.
I think these are fantastic! She did such a great job.
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