In a thrilling 1950s tale from one of the most successful mystery writers of all time, detective duo Bertha Cool and Donald Lam investigate the theft of two precious jade idols and the baffling murder of their millionaire client, found dead from a poisoned dart in a double-locked room.
Canadian detective Frank Yakabuski is caught in the middle of a violent gang war while investigating the grisly murder of a notorious gang leader found hanging from a fence in a kids’ sports field with his eyes cut out and a diamond worth 1.2 million dollars in his mouth.
Informer, the iconic 1992 hit single by Canadian reggae-rapper Snow, never made much sense to me. “Informer, a-squiddly-diddly-diddly-diddly-dee, a-leaky bum bum now”, he seemed to sing from inside a prison cell in the video.
Don’t get the impression that this intense and moving story, written in 1981 by Peter Whelan, about a real-life battalion wiped out in the trenches, and their women left at home in Lancashire, is just a tear-jerker.
South Shore’s Waterloo Music Bar is set to push the boundaries of popular entertainment to the very limit with a night of music which promises a ‘tantalising glimpse of the dark underbelly of human nature’.