There’s been some love on these pages for Don Winslow’s novels. His latest, The Border (final part of The Cartel trilogy) is on Amazons daily kindle deal for 99p.
I’ve caught up on Hinterland. I was a bit late on series 3 of this so binged on it the other night. The usual, really, but none the worse. An interesting underlying thread, sure to develop, beneath a couple of good story lines. West Wales gloom and plenty of death. As a former resident of the area there were some things that irked, among them being the tendency of poilce officers attending investigations and incidents at the hotel in Devils Bridge seeming to always arrive by the Cwmystwyth road which goes in the complete opposite direction to the police station in Aberystwyth. Actually, everywhere they go when they leave Aberystwyth police station appears to involve a long drive along a single-track road with passing places. You’d think every road in the area is single-track across rolling hills. I watched all of Clique, which I found very entertaining despite numerous areas of complete preposterousness. The very idea of 1st year female students being recruited to a dodgy bank by a professor whose brother happened to be the CEO of said bank was ludicrous. Getting past that the fact that all of the said students appeared to be able to dress in » Continue Reading.