Book Covers from Around the World
Stephen King in Poland
Poland has long had a reputation for innovative, artistic graphic design with collectors paying top dollar for vintage Polish film posters. As you can see on the right, the country’s reputation also extends to book cover design; here are just a few of the more interesting and innovative covers for Stephen King’s works.
Top Row: Stephen King; The Shining, complete with creepy Jack (Nicholson) Torrence
Second Row: Three of King’s most widely read novels, The Stand, IT, Firestarter
Third Row: A trio of surrealist influenced covers—Nightmare & Dreamscapes, Four Past Midnight, Lisey’s Story
Bottom Row: Every cat owner has seen their feline give them the same expression that graces this cover of Pet Sematary; for canine lovers, Cycle of the Werewolf