With a RRP of £12.99, I expected something more by way of a dustjacket than a 60mm strip of paper stuck to the paste-downs with adhesive tape. What on earth were the publisher's thinking of when they designed this?
What are you talking about? The book is beautifully produced - gold cover with gilt pages. It looks like a gold brick. A dust jacket would spoil it. The strip of paper is there purely to carry the bar code. Chuck it away and appreciate the full minimalist glory of the book.