Title: Homesickness

Photographer: Eugene Atget
Author: Murray Bail
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Designer: Barbara de Wilde


Image Title: Corner, Rue de la Montage-Sainte-Genevieve, Paris 5, 1924 ["Tango" series by Andrew French]
Photo Genre: Large-format urban dobcumentary
Book Genre: Novel

A curious, disorienting cover. The designer, Barbara DeWilde, has rotated Atget's image of a corner at Rue de la Montage-Sainte-Genevieve 270 degrees, and combined it with an amusing and bizarre Andrew French photograph of a man dancing the tango simultaneously with two women. The resultant montage is exotic, erotic and narcotic.