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Archive for the ‘Book Covers’ Category

  • Alan Aldridge Book Covers

    Twenty Alan Aldridge Book Covers

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    Avid readers of Voices of East Anglia may remember that we’ve previously covered the work of psychedelic artist and designer Alan Aldridge in our post titled The Man with Kaleidoscope Eyes Here we take a look at Aldridge’s book cover designs and...

  • Australian Pulp Fiction

    Sixties Antipodean Pulp Fiction

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    Let’s take a trip down-under mate and have a sneaky peak at the Australian pulp fiction scene of the 1960s where Horwitz Publishing were kings of the outback (well, Sydney) and churned out books at a mind-bogglingly prodigious rate.   Horwitz...

  • Brigitte Montfort

    Brigitte Montfort – Brazilian Provocateur Extraordinaire

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    Brigitte Montfort – noted beauty, fierce intellectual, martial arts expert, Pulitzer Prize wiiner, and CIA agent. Never heard of her? Well, unless you are a big fan of Brazilian pulp fiction it’s unlikely you will have but hey, we’re about to change all...

  • Swingers

    Singers and Swingers In The Kitchen

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    Feeling hungry? Thought so. How do you fancy a little something from the ‘scene-makers cookbook’? Or as the cover notes say: ‘Dozens of nutty, turned-on, easy-to-prepare recipes from the grooviest gourmets happening.’ Now before you start sniggering,...

  • spy who copied me

    The Spy Who Copied Me

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    As one-time vicar, wine merchant, art collector, inveterate gambler and noted partridge shooter Charles Caleb Colton once famously remarked ‘imitation is the sincerest form of flattery’. During the 1960s there seemed to be a series of, let’s call them...