In an attempt to enter the YA market, Virago Modern Classics is releasing the 'Coming of Age' series at the start of August: six hardback classics about growing up, mostly drawn from the Virago backlist. The series has wraparound covers by Swedish-born, NY-based Mira Nameth, who specialises in gorgeous, delicate illustrations full of long, swooping lines and tiny organic details.
I'm looking for images of the full jackets, as I understand that the six join together to form one large mural. In the meantime, here are the six fronts:
Nameth has worked on book covers before: this is her cover for the 2009 Vintage UK edition of Posession: