Forever and a Day UK Cover Revealed
The stunning UK hardback cover for Forever and a Day was revealed today. The cover design for Anthony Horowitz’s second Bond novel cleverly ties the French Riviera setting to the deadly world of espionage with a luxury yacht doubling as a bullet shooting from a gun. The design team at Penguin Random House have created a cover that is both dramatic and stylish, and totally befitting of a 007 adventure. When asked about their inspiration for the cover they said:
‘When we began working on the cover design for Forever and a Day, so many icons and ideas came to mind, there is such a wealth of imagery associated with Bond that we looked at a huge variety of options. There is a boat which plays a major part in the plot of the book and we considered images of yachts in the Riviera but they tended to look too much like a travel brochure. We looked at photographs of yachts taken from odd and unexpected angles, and when we found images from above, the idea of it doubling as a bullet suddenly clicked. This uses well known Bond iconography but also hints at the plot of Forever and a Day.’
To celebrate that Forever and a Day is a prequel to Casino Royale, Vintage UK will be releasing a new paperback edition of Ian Fleming’s first James Bond adventure with a special introduction by Anthony Horowitz. The cover design compliments the style of the Forever and a Day hardback and draws on the themes of violence, card play and shattered romance.
Fans will have to wait until 31st May in the UK for their copy of Forever and a Day but to pre-order your copy, click here. The novel will be released in the US this autumn and other international territories will be announced soon.