Book, 21 x 14.5 cm, 160 p, language: English, publisher: AK Press, Edinburgh, ISBN: 1 873176 12 0.
Materials: ink, paper
Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. B 2024/843).
Literary synopsi *Red London* is a novel about a revolt of the oppressed against their oppressors. Its protagonists spend their working lives as members of what is termed these days by official authorities as the "underclass". They sell their time as prostitutes, obscure rock musicians, porn magazine photographers and so forth; while devoting their free time to sexual pleasure and the murder of the ruling class. They are libertines with visceral passions. Their practice of meeting out class vengeance is both crude and ruthless. They are serious proles with serious lusts. *Red London* is not for the squeamish or prudish of heart. Stewart Home's prose is on a par with the Marquis de Sade when it comes to sex and violence. Here's a taste: The setting is a rock concert for conservative teens, given by an older Tory rock star, Sebastian Fame, whose neurosis of choice happens to be pedophilia. Security for the concert is by a gang of fascist boot boys, known as the Aryan Youth League. Nobody suspects that the Soho Prostitutes Collective has planned a guerilla action. [Novel website](http://www.stewarthomesociety.org/redlon.htm)
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