08 November 2019

REMEMBERING LOST WAR-TIME FRIENDS

  • 08 November 2019

The Bite of the Lotus recalls my friendship with the sons of two famous men of the mid-20th Century: Sean Flynn, whose Australian-born father Errol was the movie heart-throb of the day and famous for his womanising and John Steinbeck IV, son of the Nobel Prize-winning novelist. Shortly after my memoir’s publication on 8 November 2019, the Australian Financial Review ran an extended edited extract about my two friends, particularly my motorcycle-riding adventures with Sean who later disappeared in eastern Cambodia in April 1970 never to be seen again.

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