Wonderfully adept at weaving in new characters, Mcdonald takes a simple melody and orchestrates it into a cacophony of noise. It demands your attention.
What really happens to a policeman who can’t solve his most important case? What becomes of a pillar of society whose foundations are crumbling?
Kiewarra hasn’t seen a cloud for two years but it’s been drowning in sin for generations.
They read, they write, they drink, they have affairs, they probe, they hide, they hurtle towards their own oblivion, their lives “lived out, in order to be described”.
Half a century in the making, Sinner Man is one of crime fiction’s most exhilarating rediscoveries.
The Stones aren’t just covering these songs; they’re reliving them, getting fuelled by them and translating them into their language.