Friday, September 1, 2017

Paperback 1002: Naked in Paris / Zack Robertts (Carousel 513)

Paperback 1002: Carousel Books 513 (PBO, 1962)

Title: Naked in Paris
Author: Zack Robertts
Cover artist: cheap-ass photographer

Condition: 7/10
Estimated value: $12-15

[Newest addition to the Doug Peterson Collection]

Best things about this cover:
  • Super-hot top and chair totally undermined by world's most disgusting carpet remnant
  • Nice gams, tho
  • I like how she's carefully posed but also looks Completely surprised someone is taking her picture. "I'm just gonna enjoy a little after-party time with my favorite carpet remnant and ... oh! A photographer! I didn't see you there!"
  • Zack Robertts—the extra T is for "titillation"! (is what I assume his business cards said)

Best things about this back cover:
  • Hell yeah, it's frank! All the best stories are frank! Frank!
  • Modern love = sex in this mid-century butterfly chair—bonne chance!
  • "World capitals," LOL. "Which ones?" "Some of them!"


It wasn't exactly as I had planned and dreamed it over many months, but it was only for a brief stopover, but I was going home. And I felt pretty good about it.

But I don't feel pretty good about that first sentence, but what do I know?


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