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Post by Misfit » Fri April 24th, 2015, 10:17 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Well the grammar in the title is atrocious - the Count teachers her....? I'm assuming that's a typo.[/quote]

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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sat April 25th, 2015, 2:17 am

What angers me is that the model looks like a 12-year-old in makeup.

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Post by DianeL » Sun April 26th, 2015, 7:26 pm

It's been a long time since I came by and ... this was worth seeing, in its way. The badly rendered font, the look on her (yes, much too young and badly painted, MLE) face. Oh the glorious cheese.

Staying well away from the blurb, definitely ...
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Post by Mythica » Sun April 26th, 2015, 10:11 pm

I know we've seen the Anne O'Brien one before but I don't think this Warwick Collins was posted?

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Post by Misfit » Sun April 26th, 2015, 10:23 pm

There is a list at GR that is tracking that dress. Let's see if I can find it.
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Post by Misfit » Mon April 27th, 2015, 2:34 pm

I'm sure this is the guy in the black jacket. He looks a bit different, but the positioning of their hands is the same I think.

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Post by Lisa » Thu April 30th, 2015, 3:01 pm

It doesn't really look like him, but could be him going by the eyebrows. Maybe he has an equally amorous cousin?

And there's a Jean Plaidy cover with that white dress, can't find atm though, on holiday and using mobile.

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Post by Madeleine » Thu April 30th, 2015, 3:25 pm

I saw another cover with the white dress over on Fantastic Fiction, but can't remember who the author was.
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Post by Misfit » Thu April 30th, 2015, 11:32 pm

[quote=""LadyB""]It doesn't really look like him, but could be him going by the eyebrows. Maybe he has an equally amorous cousin?

And there's a Jean Plaidy cover with that white dress, can't find atm though, on holiday and using mobile.[/quote]

Yeah, the eyebrows look the same.

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Post by DianeL » Fri May 1st, 2015, 11:50 pm

The Caustic Cover Critic has amassed a truly stunning collection of covers with a "woman clutching her head in a field" photo. She has a disappearing scarf! :p
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