Could This Be the Worst Book Cover of All Time?

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Well, no. That title probably goes to this…

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Or this…

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Or this

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However, it is possibly the worst cover of a classic novel ever published.

(Wait, are you saying Henry James’ 1891 novel The Turn of the Screw isn’t actually about screws?!)

No. It’s not about screws.

We’ll let you be the judge: here are quite possibly the worst covers for classics ever.

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Somebody help us… Exactly where in Mark Twain’s novel does this scene take place?

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“‘The Tell-Tale Bellybutton’ – pg. 27″

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Nothing says “Anti-Sex League” quite like a low-cut uniform

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*whispers* Is it just me, or has Dracula had work done?

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The insane cover that launched a thousand parodies

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Lost in translation, perhaps? A very literal interpretation of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

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Dorothy and the Wizard “in” Oz… in SPACE!

Think you can beat our list? Share your favorite worst book covers in a comment below. But remember, don’t judge a book by its cover, even if it does look like this…

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