The Engineer of Human Souls

Book cover of The Engineer of Human Souls Author: Josef Skvorecky
Year: 1984
Jacket design and illustration: Fred Marcellino
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Edition: First Edition, Hardcover
ISBN: 9780394505008

Writers are said to have been described by Joseph Stalin as “engineers of human souls.” In this jacket for a comic novel by a Czech emigré, Fred presented the book’s title in an unexpected but entirely appropriate way.
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