Neal's friendship with one the books main characters and his own experiences combine to make this book a great read. Centered around a macabre event, the swirling world of gay life kept suppressed surfaced in a horrific way. The insight into another world is both sobering and challenging, urging us to accept what was only recently illegal. Such a great read and anyone from Geelong, you will know some of these characters. Excellent read Mr Drinnan.