Author: Gene Halliday
About: The highly erotic, sensational subject matter of “Sock It To Me,
Lover” is the work of the young English writer, Gene Halliday. This
completely frank treatment of young people in various forms of sexual
perversion quickly became one of the most sought after pieces of
erotica in London. However, the book was ordered removed from the stall
and further printing prohibited. It was also banned in Paris and in
Brussels. Still, the book had a flourishing “underground” circulation
among European fanciers of the “avante garde” in erotica.
The reader can gain much insight into the origins of the various
types of sexual neuroses by a study of the characters in this book. The
comments of the famous psychoanalyst, Dr. Ferenczi may also be
“My patient, Mr. X. was a wealthy young man whose parents brought him
to me after he had been arrested while masturbating in public in a
“During analysis Mr. X. told me that from the age of ten he began to
have a very peculiar interest in black patent leather shoes. He began
to masturbate at the age of thirteen, but in order to have an
ejaculation he had to be looking at a pair of black patent leather
“As he matured, he felt no interest in having a woman and preferred
to masturbate. When in college, his friends took him to a house of
prostitution. When the girl disrobed and was nude before him, he fled
from the room and masturbated in an alley in the street outside.
“More and more he felt himself drawn to young men who wore the
fanciest and latest clothes, as well as patent leather boots. He would
look through magazines with pictures of such men and masturbate when he
found one especially to his liking. His ideal was to live with such a
man and practice mutual masturbation.
“Unable to have his wish, he would introduce an imitation rubber
penis into his anus, and while moving it in and out he would imagine
himself having intercourse with his ideal man in patent leather boots.
At the same time he would masturbate. During this imitation of
intercourse, he would wear shorts made of the finest red silk.
“Matters progressed to the point where he would write his name and
phone number on the walls of public toilets stating that his penis and
rectum were available 'to good-looking guys wearing black leather
The reader should become aware that deeply entrenched perversions are
best treated by a qualified psychiatrist.
We are presenting this book in its complete and unexpurgated
entirety. Because of the nature of the themes in this book, it is
recommended only for the graduate student and mature adult reader.