Barry Simmonds is a partner in a small-time law firm in Belize, a small not very rich Central American country squeezed between Guatemala and Mexico. His principal business is setting up and servicing offshore companies and bank accounts for British, Russians and whoever else wanted to hide their money or assets. Concealing the ownership of businesses and property behind opaque locally incorporated firms, for the purpose of tax avoidance, evasion...
Published for the first time, this collection gathers the poetry of David McComb, the gifted and enigmatic songwriter and lead singer of the Triffids. Written during his 20s and 30s, when the band's output peaked, these perceptive pieces explore and confront topics such as addiction, pop culture, and the colloquial and metaphysical. Illuminating a hitherto neglected aspect of the artist's creative brilliance, this collection will strike a chord with...