Every week, Danielle (from Danielle’s Book Blog) and Cátia (from TheGirlWhoReadTooMuch) host a feature called Book Traveling Thursdays on Goodreads. They give you a topic each Thursday and you choose a book that you think fits. Then comes the fun part: a cover showdown! You post the original cover, the cover from your country (which I won’t be doing because the books aren’t published here), and then your favorite and least favorite cover from any edition around the world.
This week’s topic is a book that makes me think of the holidays. As I celebrate Christmas, a classic for me during this time of the year is A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. I think it’s a heartwarming tale and I remember enjoying the writing a lot. Also, it’s a very quick read, so you can easily make reading it on Christmas day a tradition. Let’s check its covers out!
This is the first edition from England. It’s a classic cover and it looks really beautiful, so I love it.
On the left is a cover from Portugal and on the right one from the United States. They are similar, as they show the characters’ silhouettes, and I’m always a big fan of this style of cover. I’m particularly in love with the colors from the one from Portugal and how christmassy the US edition looks.
LEAST FAVORITE COVERS
From left to right: English, Czech, Brazilian, and Swedish. I think these all look so grim and creepy. I don’t understand how they are supposed to represent the story when they look that scary, especially the last one! It makes no sense and I’m honestly a bit terrified of it.