by Martin Rowson

This is a first novel by a well known political cartoonist. It consists of a kaleidescope of stories that represent a sideways look at history from the dawn of man. The snatches relate to the 'worst decisions the human race has ever made' and give a real insight in words to a man who usually expresses himself in pictures.


'Oh, Ian. What do they want? I did my best with that beastly Brideshead book, didn't I? How am I meant single-handedly to foment their precious lower classes into revolution with just one book?...'
Fleming suddenly felt sorry for the old buffer, worn out, burnt out, florid, ill and still doing his best to please their mutual paymasters in the Kremlin,


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