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The Swimmer

The Swimmer

The Brief:

Design a book cover and 4 inside illustrations for The Swimmer novel by John Cheever.

I decided to focus on the more psychological aspects of the story, showing the gradual decline of the main character, Neddy, as he loses his grip on reality and the truth. The illustrations reflect the theme of a distorted reality, loss of time, weather and alcohol.

I have chosen to display the cover and two of my favourite inside illustrations

The Swimmer book cover
Inside Illustration
Inside Illustration