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'.
?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