Unexpected outcomes and unusual twists abound in these stories of the global travels of a contemporary English gentleman, Rollo Boynton, and his faithful companion and cousin, Floristan.
How did the famous lady in Malta disappear without a trace? Who foiled the looters when a sleepy Caribbean town was wrecked by rioters? What is the real story behind those twins in London who make bespoke footwear in Jermyn Street? How do you smuggle a giraffe? And what, if anything, was being counterfeited in France?
These 21 stories provide humour, a bit of intrigue, and a relaxing read.