Somehow I hadn’t seen any of these editions before today, when I ran into a couple of them as I was browsing through Chapters (thanks, again, to parents who hold their children’s birthday parties at The Putting Edge across the way!). I’m fascinated by the marketing approach: an unwary reader might well pick these up not even realizing they are “classics” …which is not necessarily a bad thing, of course. I’m also interested that Jane Austen gets such different covers:
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