Perhaps the most chilling contribution to this appalling literary enterprise could, however, be found in its final pages.
There sat a biographical essay by Steven Adrian Smith, a man who had achieved notoriety as the chairman of PIE (Paedophile Information Exchange) from 1979 onwards.
Over the course of roughly a dozen pages, Smith told an extraordinary tale.
It described how he had managed, for almost four years, to secretly run the child sex organisation from a small room at the London headquarters of the Home Office, where he worked.
‘PIE did actually have an office in Westminster,’ he gloated, ‘and it was only a smirk away from the desk of the Home Secretary.’
Astonishingly, Smith revealed that, from 1979, he was able not just to gain employment at the Home Office, but also spend most of his (publicly-funded) working day discreetly running PIE affairs from his desk there.