Title: The Law and the Marriage Bed
Author: Gary Gordon
Cover artist: photo
Yours for: $12
Best things about this cover:
- "A probing analysis!" — "Probing ... not with *that* thing, you're not! I mean, a little legal fetish is one thing—I'll wear the black robe and shout "All rise"—but the gavel is right out!"
- Her hair is ridiculous.
- His is not much better.
- "Case histories" = (very) softcore porn.
- It takes a special kind of literalist to come up with the "gavel + bouquet on pillow" motif for this book.
Best things about this back cover:
- Whoa, whoa. You think you could ease me into the rape talk!? Who leads with that question!? Yeesh.
- Hey look, it's the same ugly photo as on the cover. The production budget for this book must have been about $12.
The case of Rex v. Rex (39 Ohio App. 295, 177 N.E. 527) sets forth the principle that for coitus between separated husband and wife to be condonation [of previous adultery], it must be voluntary and not induced by fear, intimidation or secured by trickery.
I would read the novelization of this ruling: "Rex v. Rex" — c'mon, that's a great title.
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