Fiona and Bill – the stars of Kolakowski’s cracking debut A Brutal Bunch of Heartbroken Saps – are lovers on the lam from New York gangsters The Rockaway Mob. Bill is hiding out in Havana and Fiona is taking a job in Nicuragura when they are tracked down. Mayhem and violence quickly ensue.
Like A Brutal Bunch of Heartbroken Saps, Slaughterhouse Blues is jam packed with high-octane action, gaudy characters, witty dialogue and enough sharp twists and turns to give you whiplash. Five hardboiled stars.