Beekeeper Cover Art

Even before The Beekeeper’s Apprentice was published in January of 1994, the book wore some interesting cover art. Below are a few examples, including one that St Martin’s Press proposed some months before. Fortunately they listened to their author’s plaintive cries and changed it to one of greater dignity.

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The original proposed St Martin’s Press cover Japan United Kingdom France Thailand
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US trade paperback US mass market (1) US mass market (2) UK mass market Korea
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Germany Holland Poland Denmark Thailand
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Sweden  U.S.