The Judas Kiss

David Butler
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The dark, yet wryly observed and blackly comic, story of a murder, a messy murder.

When Bluebottle runs away from a religious institution to live on the streets of Dublin, he is taken in by Malcolm, an ageing sensualist with a penchant for younger boys. But lust soon turns into full-blown sexual obsession. There follows the first of a series of increasingly violent encounters which lead relentlessly to disfigurement and bloody murder.

As the first of the six narrators warns: “this murder is messy - a stone inside a stocking sticky with blood.” Besides this brutal attack, there are beatings, betrayals, perverse and illicit desires, and even a disfigurement - the Judas Kiss of the title. Dark territory indeed.

The Judas Kiss is dark and moody. But the tale is relieved throughout not only by a pervasive black humour, but by the emergence of love in all its various guises.

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ISBN/EAN 9781848401686
Author David Butler
Publisher New Island
Publication date 5 Aug 2012
Format Paperback
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