Currently, I am in love with the dust jacket of We the Drowned, by Carsten Jensen, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28.00. Published February 2011.
The first sentence alone promises a story worthy of such an excellent cover:
"Many years ago there lived a man called Laurids Madsen, who went up to Heaven and came down again, thanks to his boots."
Am I the only one who claps in delight over such a well turned (and apparently translated) phrase?
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