Fashion For Characters I

Please share YOUR thoughts with Aurora on this subject, using the comments under her original blog post 😀

   

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For some time now I realize that very often the book cover varies significantly from the story of a book. Quite pronounced it shows in the genre ‘Historical Romance.’

Now, don’t get me wrong! I don’t mind that much! Unless of course, the story tells us of a golden-haired beauty and the cover shows a black-haired gypsy woman I often don’t care.

I’m not complaining about anything within the book! Very often Historical Romance tells us a story of two loving people in the medieval times, being pushed into an arranged marriage by society and their families and falling in love for the first time.  Blessings to them! Falling in love is an exquisite feeling and should be enjoyed.

Let’s see: When I researched for this blog post, I have seen the U.S. covers of some of Virginia Henley’s older books and liked them a lot. By continuing the research…

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3 thoughts on “Fashion For Characters I

  1. Thank you so much for re-blogging my post, Chris.

    And Kurt, I really appreciate your opinion. It seems in many cases this is true. Even though I have to say, the story was indeed romance and even though the historical facts were apparently correct (at least that’s what I found out) it was more the relationship between the characters that counted, not mainly the history.

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