My Name Is Death

Panther Horror Paperbacks 60’s & 70’s

John Knowler – The Trap

Posted by demonik on March 3, 2021

John Knowler – The Trap (Panther, 1968: originally Jonathan Cape, 1964)

Blurb:
Mary Baxter, young and innocent, an English suburban rose, goes to work for Wilhelm Schmidt, moody and passionate, an antiquarian bookseller who has a flourishing side-line in erotica. The results of their confrontation are electrifying. Mary’s fresh, prosaic and breathless innocence is brought into contact with an alien and forbidden range of experience: sharp practice, lust, incest, and finally suicide …

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