In 1884, Doré produced 26 steel engravings for an illustrated edition of Edgar Allan Poe’s gloomy classic 'The Raven'. Like all of his illustrations, the images are rich with detail, yet in contrast to his earlier work, particularly the fine lines of his Quixote, these engravings are softer, characterized by a deep chiaroscuro appropriate to the mood of the poem.
Kelly Thompson: What makes a good book trailer? What makes a terrible one? What use are they anyway? Let's talk about why most of them don't work and link to some of the best and worst I found, shall we?
You can -- sometimes -- tell a lot about a book by its trailer. Trailers for books are a still-evolving art form, but one thing for sure is that an amusing book with a funny trailer is a very good sign.