Books: Print as a Seducer

ON INIQUITY by Pamela Hansford Johnson. 142 pages. Scribner. $3.95.

Perhaps in hopes of duplicating Truman Capote's success with In Cold Blood, the London Sunday Telegraph last year sent Novelist Pamela Hansford Johnson, the wife of C. P. Snow, to cover the most gruesome murder trial in recent British history. The "Moors Case," as it came to be known (TIME, May 13), combined ancient evils with modern technology: murder and perversion were recorded on film and tape so that the killers could relive their crimes. Unlike Capote, Lady Snow flinched in the face of...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!