Title: Men of Albemarle
Author: Inglis Fletcher
Cover artist: Uncredited
Yours for: $5
Best things about this cover:
- Hard to riff on lynchings, but ... over an open flame? Really? What is it, a cannibal's barbecue?
- "No, sweetheart! I know you're hungry, but they're not Done yet!"
- His face is the most constipated face I've ever seen on a cover.
- That braid is Epic.
Best things about this back cover:
- "...she said huskily" — that rates a 7 on the Adverb Abuse scale
- "God's death!" There's an exclamation you don't hear much these days. "God's death, your breasts are rising and falling swiftly under your thin shirt!"
- I'm not really into "vigorous" novels. If it's not "frank," it's not for me.
He got up to pour himself another brandy and drank it quickly, not slowly as becomes a man settled in his ways. "God's death," he muttered, "does a man never cleanse himself of violence?
512-page book, and I hit "god's death" on the first swing! Prize please!
There's also this:
He thought of the encounter at the Red Lion and felt a little ashamed.
This will be funny to you only if you know that Red Lion is a chain of hotels.
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