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In Self Defence: The Obscenity of Pete Costello

Steve Holland

Published February 10th 2014
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Kindle Edition
6 pages
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This article tells the story of Pete Costello and looks back at the 1954 court case brought against three of his books which resulted in the author being send to prison for six months on obscenity charges. By looking closely at the novel Murder InMoreThis article tells the story of Pete Costello and looks back at the 1954 court case brought against three of his books which resulted in the author being send to prison for six months on obscenity charges. By looking closely at the novel Murder In Mink you can see whether Costellos novels really were the filthy, disgusting books they were described as.