My sister recently had to purchase A Streetcar Named Desire. This is what her copy looks like:
Jeepers, beefcake much?
This got me wondering if other newer editions of the summer-reading standbys are promising titillation they don't deliver.
Here's Wuthering Heights:
Hit that, Heathcliff!
Pride and Prejudice:
This isn't really misleading, but I have a problem with putting movie stars on book covers.
Not really about a magician.
She doesn't get naked until the end, and it's not at all what you think.
The Red Pony:
Oh, how cute! Or, you know, brutal and tragic. I read this in the third grade and was definitely unprepared.
Well, okay, this one does deliver.
I mean, really, what's next - the Bible?
This one's for guys ...
This one's for girls:
And this one's for the surfer in all of us: