“A thrill-ride from start to finish… and brilliantly funny.” - Big Issue

After an experiment at the Large Hadron Collider goes horribly wrong, depressed scientist Aaron Gall wakes up to discover his mind and body have undergone an astonishing transformation. Now bursting with the joys of life, he is inspired to undertake a radical new therapy: to talk to the priests who brutalised him and his school friends, point out the intellectual dishonesty and inhumanity of their religious beliefs - and then eat them. Aaron enjoys the process so much (as well as taunting the police and MI5) he decides to extend his murderous conversations to include the Archbishop of Westminster, recently converted Catholic Tony Blair, the Queen of England - and, finally, the Pope himself. But a Catholic Church that has given the world the Crusades, the Inquisition, and Papal Infallibility hasn't survived for two thousand years without a reason. Aaron is in for the greatest shock in the history of mankind.

Paul Hoffman is the son of Irish immigrants and was born in a house lacking running water or electricity. He spent six years detained without trial in a Catholic boarding school. His previous novels include The Wisdom of Crocodiles in which he predicted the collapse of the financial system, The Golden Age of Censorship, a black comedy based on his experience as a film censor about the havoc caused by watching too much sex and violence, and the bestselling The Left Hand of God trilogy which anticipated the rise of ISIS and has been translated into 30 languages.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

September 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: Scorn
Author(s): Paul Hoffman
ISBN: 1-911195-35-2 / 978-1-911195-35-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Red Opera
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Paperback Editions

September 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Scorn
Author(s): Paul Hoffman
ISBN: 1-911195-43-3 / 978-1-911195-43-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Red Opera
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September 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Scorn
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