The US edition of Missy, by award winning Scottish playwright Chris Hannan, is an object lesson in what to avoid when designing a book. A cheery chartreuse cover splashed in bright red with that single word title, at first glance, Missy looks like a classic example of contemporary children’s book design. In this instance, this is not a good thing.
The story of an opium-addicted prostitute making bad choices in the American west, Missy is about as far from being a book for kids as can be imagined.
The full review is here.