By F. G. Haghenbeck
Beatnik detective Sunny Pascal is a professional at issues: cocktails and discovering difficulty. And while the filming of John Huston’s The Night of the Iguana hits a number of snags with its sexed-up, famous person- studded forged in a Puerto Vallarta paradise, manufacturer Ray Stark brings Sunny in to cool out the set. yet issues get tipsy whilst someone’s came across deader than useless, shot down through a gun belonging to at least one of the forged participants.
Now Sunny’s received to maintain his Hollywood stars out of penal complex lengthy sufficient for him to resolve the case. however the difficulty doesn’t cease with homicide. The Mexican mafia and native newspapers salary a rigidity conflict opposed to the hedonistic american citizens, and if John Huston has whatever to claim approximately it, Sunny’s obtained to be the only to maintain the convey at the highway. in simple terms Sunny may be doing it his approach: with a martini in a single hand and a Colt within the different.
Prolific Mexican comedian publication author and switch of the Screw Award–winner F.G. Haghenbeck offers us the spins with Bitter Drink, a annoying story of crime, ardour, and cocktails.
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Beatnik detective Sunny Pascal is knowledgeable at issues: cocktails and discovering difficulty. And while the filming of John Huston’s The evening of the Iguana hits a number of snags with its sexed-up, megastar- studded forged in a Puerto Vallarta paradise, manufacturer Ray Stark brings Sunny in to cool out the set. yet concerns get tipsy while someone’s came across deader than useless, shot down by means of a gun belonging to 1 of the forged individuals.
Now Sunny’s obtained to maintain his Hollywood stars out of penitentiary lengthy adequate for him to resolve the case. however the difficulty doesn’t cease with homicide. The Mexican mafia and native newspapers salary a stress struggle opposed to the hedonistic american citizens, and if John Huston has something to assert approximately it, Sunny’s acquired to be the single to maintain the express at the street. purely Sunny should be doing it his means: with a martini in a single hand and a Colt within the different.
Prolific Mexican comedian e-book author and switch of the Screw Award–winner F. G. Haghenbeck offers us the spins with sour Drink, a demanding story of crime, ardour, and cocktails.
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