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Look Here: Two plantation novels with cover art by the great unknown

The paintings on the covers of Mulatto and Weep in the Sun by Jeanne Wilson are obviously by the same artist, but that artist, unfortunately, is uncredited, and I can see no evidence of a signature either, which is too bad, because the artist’s skills as a draftsman and painter are considerable and I am kind of curious to know how his or her career played out after 1979, the year these paperbacks were published:

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Yes, I do own both novels, and yes, the scans are mine, but no, I haven’t read them, and no, I won’t be reading them any time soon.

Because the truth is, the plantation-titillation genre — not the usual appellation, I know, but close enough — holds no attraction for me.

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