…she has lived her life as though nursing a ganglion of gently, deadly snakes to her breast. With peril, that is: with the kind of hardcore fearlessness and bravura Shakespeare imagined in his most passionate creation.
The scent of her carefully curated signature perfumes – White Diamonds, Black Pearls, Passion, and, finally, Violet Eyes – would surely have made the winds ferrying Shakespeare’s Cleopatra “love-sick.” Which could explain why the violet-eyed cinema queen Elizabeth Taylor, former Cleopatra, now this month’s Vanity Fair cover girl, is tin-roof hot once again.
Amazingly related (and SO true):
You would have thought Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher could have had a hotter daughter
Best book cover concept of the last five years, though…