Sarah McIntyre (jabberworks) wrote,
Sarah McIntyre
jabberworks

ballad of peckham rye

Today my book club decided to read 'The Ballad of Peckham Rye' by Muriel Spark, seeing as it is such a local book. I've been borrowing ellenlindner's copy for slightly too long, but I've just been sitting here admiring the cover by Terence Greer. I couldn't find much on the internet about him, other than a few other Penguin covers, but I'd love to see more of his work.

The first edition had a beautiful cover by Victor Reinganum and I managed to find a few more of his covers online.

Terence Greer seems to draw very slowly, so I thought I'd try slowing my own line way down to see what happened. My picture turned out kind of nice, even if it does look a bit like a Greer knock-off. Perhaps this is an updated version of a Peckham Rye ballad, since they didn't have mobiles in the '60s.
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