But the covers that were supposed to
> appeal to the horny 19-year-old males also sometimes appealed to horny
> 19-year-old females
Absolutely! How many of us teenage girls, surrounded by callow youths, fantasized about the "real men" on these covers lugging us off to who-knows-what kind of scary but intoxicating fate? This fantasy endures for older women readers in the covers of today's "bodice rippers."
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