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Peter Mendelsund and Kafka

Peter Mendelsund and Kafka

Kafka covers

Check out Peter Mendelsund’s Kafka covers at Jacket Mechanical

So, as you can see, I’ve gone with eyes here (not the first or last time I will use an eye as a device on a jacket-book covers are, after all, faces, both literally and figuratively, of the books they wrap). I find eyes, taken in the singular, create intimacy, and in the plural instill paranoia. This seemed a good combo for Kafka- who is so very adept at the portrayal of the individual, as well as the portrayal of the persecution of the individual.

David Isaacson
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