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Adam Robots

By Adam Roberts | June 22, 2012
Categories: Book News

That thing Keats said about a thing of beauty? It applies here.

This is the latest iteration of the cover for my forthcoming Collected Short Stories, which Gollancz are putting out next year. It is, in a nutshell, yet another blinder played by the genius people at Blacksheep. I'm very conscious how lucky I have been with my cover art, and each of the last few (all Blacksheep designs) have upped the bar. I didn't think it was possible to get any better than the cover for Jack Glass, but this comes close to topping it.

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  1. James Says:
    June 22nd, 2012 at 7:29 pm

    Hi Adam. James from Blacksheep here. Your kind words are much appreciated about our cover art for your books. Always nice to receive compliments.... Also very rare! Good luck with this one.

  2. Cover Art: Adam Robots by Adam Roberts (Gollancz) | Gav Reads Says:
    June 22nd, 2012 at 9:25 pm

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  3. Adam Roberts Says:
    June 23rd, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    James: thanks for stopping by -- and thank you for the wonderful cover designs!

  4. Wm. Luke Everest Says:
    July 19th, 2012 at 6:00 pm

    I've always thought Blacksheep rocked. Even when I was a little boy... but the cover art is every bit as original and striking as the actual sheep.

    Seriously though, I really do think your cover art grabs the eye with its originality. People's perception tends to go numb with all the typical monotony of vast bookshop shelves. That's a psycho/neurological fact, believe it or not.

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