Soho Publishing Ltd. cf.

Fiction       Author: Mark Teverson        Distribution:    Amazon co.uk    Amazon.com

First edition 2006    ISBN 978-0-9551675-0-8  Spiral bound, signed £600/$1000

Second edition 2011   ISBN 978-0-9551675-1-5  Paperback £11.99/$19.56

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> A black comedy based in a mythical area similar to London’s Soho, but called Moriah.

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> It uses many of the stories of the Torah and the book of Genesis in the bible, but is frequently shocking, particularly in the sexual passages. And the gratuitous violence. And rather surreal.

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> “Lord Longford has asked me (Longford’s agent) to convey to you to inform the author that should this book ever be published, he will personally campaign to take it off the streets.” Longford was alive when reading the book (sic). He was Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Lords, and was on the board of publishers Sidgewick and Jackson. He campaigned for the release of Myra Hindley, who with Ian Brady, committed the Moors murders in 1963-65

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> “Mum’s locked herself in her bedroom for three days after reading your book.” Brigette Feiner

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> “This book is really too weird for its own good.”

Mark Barty-King, Bantam Press

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> “He’s the King of Soho,”

Norman Balon, landlord Coach and Horses public house.

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Mark Teverson started and ran the Attlee Youth Foundation project on Commercial Street, London E1 at the charity Toynbee Hall, Commercial Street, London E1 1980-83. While there, Mark hosted the visit by the then sitting prime minister, Margaret Thatcher. This was arranged by John Profumo, who chaired the charity. Profumo had been forced to resign from the Tory government in 1963 due to the Christine Keeler prostitution scandal, and subsequent lies to the House (in parliament), and certainly contributed to their 1964 election defeat. Lord Longford (cf. above comments regarding this book and his support for the release of Moors’ murderer Myra Hindley) said he “felt more admiration [for Profumo] than [for] all the men I’ve known in my lifetime”. Film Longford.

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