Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Her Lust Caused the Trojan War

This 1948 paperback edition of Erskine's 1925 novel, with cover painting by Rudolph Belarski, certainly must have awakened a lot of schoolboys' interest in classical history. Heck, I'm gonna go read up a bit myself.

Belarski, of course, was a popular cover artist for pulps and paperbacks.


joe bloke said...

I really want to read that book now.

Thomas Haller Buchanan said...

Hey Joe, it's online at the Gutenberg project. It's at:

Now that's cover art that's done its job.