Book Cover Twins: Why So Alike? [Infographic]

You don’t judge a book by its cover, do you? If you do, be careful: it can be deceiving. Covers can be ugly or beautiful, dull or bright, black-and-white or colorful. No one expects every cover art to become iconic like the one for Burgess’s ‘A Clockwork Orange’. But at least the book cover has to be original.

Lazy designers, cliché mindset, or simply plagiarism – whatever the reason, some book covers are just similar. We looked for the widespread book cover cliches and highlighted the most popular ones. Sometimes even bestsellers have questionable covers. See for yourself!


Book Cover Twins
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