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Merlin denies Scientology charge

Title: Merlin denies Scientology charge
Date: Wednesday, 19 November 2008
Publisher: The Bookseller
Author: Victoria Gallagher
Main source: thebookseller.com

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Merlin, the Irish-based publisher of The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology, which was pulled from Amazon.co.uk for including "defamatory" content, has "emphatically denied" the allegations. Aoife Barrett, editorial director at Merlin, said the claim was "vexatious". Amazon.co.uk removed the title from sale last week. The online retailer said: "Unfortunately, we have had to withdraw The Complex by John Duignan in the UK because we received a specific allegation that a passage in the book ... [Read the rest at thebookseller.com]