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Post by Mythica » Mon March 4th, 2013, 7:48 pm

Another! LOL

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Post by Misfit » Mon March 4th, 2013, 9:08 pm

That model sure does get around...
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Post by Madeleine » Wed March 6th, 2013, 11:28 am

[quote=""Nefret""]It's John W. Waterhouse. The original painting is called Boreas

Personally, I think it looks best on Twilight of Avalon.[/quote]

I've just been adding some of my classics onto Library Thing, and noticed Boreas used on a Pride and Prejudice cover (Italian edition I think). Actually some of the P & P covers are hilarious, they're worth checking out. ;)
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Post by Mythica » Wed March 6th, 2013, 10:05 pm

I'm pretty sure these are using the same model, same photoshoot, which is weird because they are both about the same historical figure too (Catherine of Valois). This made me think they were the same book under different pen names in the US versus UK. I've seen this before when the same book will get published with just a slightly different cover in another country. But it's NOT the same book - completely different authors, not even the same publisher. Is there some new conspiracy to use the same model for the same historical figures for visual consistency or something? LOL.

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Post by Nefret » Thu March 7th, 2013, 12:25 am

I think I like the cover for The Forbidden Queen slightly better.
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Post by Misfit » Thu March 7th, 2013, 12:35 am

[quote=""Nefret""]I think I like the cover for The Forbidden Queen slightly better.[/quote]

Agreed. I think the full-on shot is rather unattractive.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Thu March 7th, 2013, 3:35 am

[quote=""Misfit""]Agreed. I think the full-on shot is rather unattractive.[/quote]

Yeah, I prefer the profile myself.

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Post by Nefret » Thu March 7th, 2013, 5:52 am

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]Yeah, I prefer the profile myself.

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I don't like how her eyes stare at me like that.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
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We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
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Post by Mythica » Thu March 7th, 2013, 12:39 pm

LOL yeah her stare is a little unnerving.

Here she is again but this one isn't as surprising because it's the same author/sequel to Agincourt Bride - she is staring again but from a more flattering angle:

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Post by Nefret » Thu March 7th, 2013, 5:44 pm

Yes, I do like that one better.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
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