Children of the Revolution – 2013

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Summary

A college lecturer is found dead – murdered and dumped on a railway line near his home with £5,000 in his pocket. DCI Banks and his team are drafted in to investigate, and soon discover that the case is far from clear-cut.

Having spent his last years leading a secluded existence after dismissal for sexual misconduct, Gavin Miller wasn’t short of enemies, including an individual from the college where he used to teach, who has a venomous score to settle, and a mysterious lady he knew in the political-hotbed of Essex University in the early ‘70s.

It doesn’t take Banks long to start digging up old connections that many many people in power think would be far better left buried. Banks is told to back off before he pushes his enquiries too far, but if he did as he was told, he wouldn’t be Banks….”

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Playlist

Children of the Revolution – T. Rex (Classic Hits)
Box of Rain – The Grateful Dead (American Beauty)
Candyman – The Grateful Dead (American Beauty)
Ripple – The Grateful Dead (American Beauty)
Dark Star – The Grateful Dead (Live Dead)
Générique – Miles Davis (Ascenseur pour l’echafaud)
Florence sur les Champs-Elysées – Miles Davis (Ascenseur pour l’echafaud)
Biloxi – Jesse Winchester (Jesse Winchester)
Yankee Lady – Jesse Winchester (Jesse Winchester)
Listen to the Lion – Van Morrison (Saint Dominic’s Preview)
Fair Play – Van Morrison (Veedon Fleece)
String Quartet No. 5 – 2. – Philip Glass, played by the Kronos Quartet
Nocturne No. 15 in F minor – Chopin, played by Daniel Barenboim
Bitches Brew – Miles Davis (Bitches Brew)
Ain’t No Sunshine – Rahsaan Roland Kirk (Does Your House Have Lions)
You. Me. Bed. Now. – Carice van Houten (See You on the Ice)
Still I Dream of It – Carice van Houten (See You on the Ice)
The Water is Wide (Live at the BBC) – Dusty Springfield (The Magic of Dusty Springfield)
The Queen of Hearts – Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick (Martin Carthy)