Come Before Christ and Murder Love

Come Before Christ and Murder Love

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Kevin Callan is running away but the past keeps catching up with him. That's the price he has to pay for using the occult to get his sexual kicks while manipulating everyone around him. Sometimes Callan claims to be the victim of a state-sponsored mind control programme, at others, the man in charge of this whole operation. The thing is, Callan has a thousand different identities, and a range of London apartments, disciples, lovers, and possibly murder victims to go with the lifestyle. Come Before Christ and Murder Love is a tale of mental disorder, magick, London, food, thought control and human sacrifice.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 127.5 x 197.4 x 15.2mm | 167.83g
  • Serpent's Tail
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 185242575X
  • 9781852425753
  • 1,580,546

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Kevin Callan is running away but the past keeps catching up with him. That's the price he has to pay for using the occult to get sexual kicks while manipulating everyone around him. Sometimes Callan claims to be the victim of a state-sponsored mind control programme, at others, the man in charge of the whole operation. The thing is, Callan has a thousand different identities, and a range of London apartments, disciples, lovers, and possibly murder victims to go with the lifestyle. Come Before Christ and Murder Love is a tale of mental disorder, magic, London food, thought control and human sacrifice. Stewart Home's outrageous new novel explores sex and the occult both as ideologies and ways of organizing 'knowledge'.
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?Stewart Home?s new novel is an insane mix of paranoia, food-sex and London tour-guide psycho-rap? Time Out ?Blissfully unorthodox, wryly laconic and resolutely disturbing? Attitude ?Come Before Christ is a dazzling rhetorical performance from which the author himself has vanished. Which is no mean feat when you think about it? I-D
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About Stewart Home

Stewart Home is an art 'terrorist', writer and lecturer who lives in Scotland. He is the author of Mind Invaders, Blow Job, Come Before Christ and Murder Love, and Slow Death, and the editor of Suspect Device.
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79 ratings
3.7 out of 5 stars
5 35% (28)
4 29% (23)
3 15% (12)
2 11% (9)
1 9% (7)
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