Bruce Barnard decided he wanted to get behind the lurid tabloid headlines and the sex industry PR campaign to see what really lay in the belly of the beast.
The result isn't wholly pleasant, but it is filthy, disturbing, often funny and always fascinating.
The aim of FLESH TRADE is simple - in the words of its author: 'I'm not making my excuses and leaving when the action kicks off, I'm sticking around and being a nuisance.'
Covers both the straight and gay sex industries
First-hand accounts detailing illegal, underground sex clubs
Interviews people both pro and con pornography, and includes the author's own investigative experience in a '12 Step' pornography addiction program
A non US perspective and insight into sex