|Sex sells, regardless of era.|
Novels are fairly uncommon offerings from the Biblio-Mat and novels with a nude woman holding a sword is even rarer. Written by Jack Oleck and published in 1959, the 307 acid-washed pages have faded into a burnt yellow, making it look much older than its age.
|Which 5 letter word?|
The book itself is pretty tame, having no illustrations or fancy script work. However, the end flaps are actually pretty amusing.
|And it gets very uncomfortable...|
It also seems to romanticize and re-imagine life during Imperial Rome, which doesn’t sound too appealing, until you bring Caligula into play.
|I have a feeling this won't end well.|
Might be worth reading just to see how Oleck unravels the ruling class.