Alexander Waugh

From Soho with Love

Fulfilment and Betrayal

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At first glance Fulfilment and Betrayal might easily be mistaken for a James Bond thriller, with its jacket photo of a shadowy, handsome man (obviously a spy) glowering above a row of five voluptuous pouting belles. On the back cover there are more photos of luscious lovelies, one of a roaring tiger, and another of a dancer stretching her lissom arms high into the air to reveal, in profile, a pert, bare, well-benippled breast. Dum, da, da, da … How do you stop that famous James Bond theme entering your head as you pull this hefty tome down from its shelf?

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