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Book, 110 x 180 mm, 240 pages, softcover. Graphic design and cover illustration by My Hellsten

Graphic design for the novel »Räddaren i nöden« by the american author J.D. Salinger, Bonnier Pocket. A new swedish translation of the influential and widely acclaimed novel »The Cather in the Rye« originaly published in 1951. A coming-of-age novel where Holden Caulfield, a seventeen year old teenager who is expelled from prep school relates his lonely, life-changing twenty-four hour stay in New York City. Confused and disillusioned, he searches for truth and rails against the »phoniness« of the adult world while attempting to deal with the death of his younger brother.
Colour palette and typography on the cover inspired by the 1950s era.