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  • Published: 4 July 2013
  • ISBN: 9781780572321
  • Imprint: Mainstream Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

The Cupboard Under the Stairs

A Boy Trapped in Hell...




A graphic, disturbing but ultimately inspirational account of a life blighted by sexual abuse, torture and mental cruelty

Paul Mason's father was a policeman. He was also a member of a sadistic paedophile ring. He would keep Paul locked up and naked in a tiny cupboard under the stairs of their home before sexually abusing him. This cycle of abuse continued for several years and also affected his brother. The cupboard became a horrific prison where fear and terror filled his every moment.

The Cupboard Under the Stairs is a story of abuse at the mercy of adults whom Paul should have been able to trust. There followed a life almost destroyed by their actions. It is the harrowing story of one man's fight for justice and an end to the horrific memories that still haunt him daily.

  • Published: 4 July 2013
  • ISBN: 9781780572321
  • Imprint: Mainstream Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

About the author

Paul Mason

Paul Mason is a journalist, author and broadcaster. He was Economics Editor on BBC2's Newsnight before becoming Digital and Culture Editor of Channel 4 News in 2013 and Economic Editor in 2014. He left Channel 4 in 2016 for a freelance career.

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