Title: Strip-Tease Girl
Author: Cal Anton
Cover artist: Uncredited
Yours for: $40
Best things about this cover:
- I'm pretty sure this is why God invented paperbacks.
- The topic, the painting, and the cover copy are all exquisitely sleazypaperbackesque.
- That is one fantastically ugly table.
- Pardon my ogling, buy her rack is phenomenal. A hair's breadth away from seeming fake.
- Love that "—AND DELIVERED" is in red! Hot. Feverish, even.
- Also love the lack of a possessive pronoun before "JADED SENSES"; are they hers, his, yours? Who can say?
Best things about this back cover:
- She also couldn't center her words or stick to one font, and was overly enamored of tiny type.
- "Goggling!" "Queenly hips!?"
- "Inevitably..." HA ha. "I mean, come on—what else was she gonna do with that body?"
- "... and even a woman or two" HELLO! Way to bury the lead, guys.
"Well, I know the place like a school teacher knows a book. Shoot the questions. Mike," he ordered, "how about a head on this coffee?"
Conversation continues with equally forced-sounding attempts at colloquial patter. "Like a school teacher knows a book" is about the flat-fallingest simile I've ever heard. "Which book?" "Oh, you know, *a* book."
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