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Simon Raven – Doctors Wear Scarlet

Posted by demonik on June 29, 2011

Simon Raven – Doctors Wear Scarlet  (Panther, 1967)

This deliberately outrageous novel deserves to be read even by those who will find that they detest it – Guardian
Obviously destined to be the most smashing popular success since Sapper – Spectator
It terrifies, it sometimes nauseates but it demonstrates one thing triumphantly. Mr. Raven can write – The Times
This is story-telling as it ought to be …. it is not, however, for the squeamish … Bram Stoker himself could not have provided more dark shocks – Books & Bookmen
A climax that is definitely X-certificate – Yorkshire Evening Post

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John Knowler – The Trap

Posted by demonik on November 8, 2009

John Knowler – The Trap (Panther, 1966)



An electrifying masterpiece of the macabre.

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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