Arthur Pember’s code


Paul Brown | Howler Magazine
September 2018 | 20-minute read

He exposed bogus doctors, peep-show operators and spirit mediums. He described slum tenements, dens of iniquity, and death row prison cells, and took on profiteering officials, ruthless gangs, and a crooked police department. He wrote about poverty, religion, domestic violence, corruption, robbery and murder. He wrote about many things, but one thing he never wrote about was the game he had helped create in an earlier part of his life. He never wrote about soccer.

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