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HIP POCKET SLEAZE
The Lurid World of Adult Paperbacks
by John Harrison

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THE 1970s: WHEN SOFTCORE HARDENED & THE SLEAZE BECAME SICK

By the earlier 1970s, the golden age of the vintage adult paperback had well and truly come to a close. As legal standards loosened, trashy scribes like Jacqueline Susann were free to publish material which was more graphic and descriptive than most adult material published up until the mid 1960s, without fear of being raided and hauled off to jail...

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Hip Pocket Sleaze: The Lurid World of Vintage Adult Paperbacks by John Harrison charts the rise of sleazy pulp fiction during the 1960s and 1970s and reviews many of the key titles, The book takes an informed look at the various genres and markets from this enormously prolific era. More about this item


 
19-Aug-2011
 
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