Wednesday, December 28, 2011

"...the most poetical topic in the world."

"The death, then, of a beautiful woman is, unquestionably, the most poetical topic in the world."

E.A. Poe.
"The Philosophy of Composition" (1846)

Lingard by Colin Wilson (1970)
1980 Pocket Books cover art by George Ziel


Anonymous said...

Hi Will, just stopping by to say how much I’ve enjoyed your blog these past few months and to wish you well for 2012.
Best, Sara

Will Errickson said...

Thank you, Sara, and I return the sentiment! Let's hope 2012 is filled with cheap vintage paperbacks...

Anonymous said...

I'll drink to that!

Phantom of Pulp said...

Stunning cover. Like Wilson a lot. Never read this. Must!