This sequence takes place after Mandy has discovered another victim. He has also been busy helping Donna who has become rather unwell. Throughout the book, he relies on his Volvo Amazon to get him around. This scene sees him taking the beleaguered car in for some fast repairs from his old Greek friend and mechanic, Tassos.
The Santa Monica Suicide Club is a crime novel set in what Raymond Chandler used to refer to as Bay City – what he meant, of course, was Santa Monica.
A quick video of me recalling gigs that will live long in my memories, made for rockhistory.co.uk.
If you, like me, enjoy an intelligent movie then I would highly recommend Citizenfour, the story of Edward Snowden and the NSA scandal.
Before television on demand, some people read books in the lulls between the TV Christmas specials. Taking a moment to show my softer side, I’ve picked out a handful which you might take a minute to read again. If you’re lucky enough to have young children you could read these magical stories aloud to them.