Guaranteed to make you laugh out loud, or your money back!

A warm, quirky and thoughtful adventure-fantasy for older children/teenagers while sufficiently funny and outrageous to captivate young-at-heart readers of any age.

Sensible bank clerk Oswald and his slow-witted friend Boris (unemployed eclipse photographer) find themselves snatched from their dreary routines, along with a bunch of eccentric misfits, and dumped on a tropical island paradise... or so it seems. Lost and bewildered, their quest to find a way back home takes them on a perilous journey into a bizarre and dreamlike world of morphing wildlife and unhinged island folk, such as a furious farmer in search of his stolen armpits, a bruised elderly couple whose rocking chairs and mouths are frankly out of control, and the macabre skipping midget in an unfathomable underground maze who offers them only riddles which they must decode in order to stay alive.

But who kidnapped them and why? Will they ever escape? How does Boris accidentally become King? Why do the dolphins behave so strangely? What totally useless gadget will the professor invent next? What did Edna Vice, Principal Fun Avoidance Consultant to the Hastings Womens' Institute, have for breakfast on the 14th of January the year before last? These are all things you will never know if you don't read this story... can you really afford to take that risk?


"If this book doesn't make you laugh out loud, I'll change my name to Marmaduke Tarquin Limpflop."
Marmaduke Tarquin Limpflop, Neasden Philatelist Society Annual Newsletter

"Don't read this book, it's FULL of jokes. Isn't that illegal?"
Deirdre Dreary, Grimsby Indoor Ballooning Club

"A book that really makes you think. It makes you think, 'Why did I come upstairs? I live in a bungalow'."
Chris P Duck, Catford Amnesia Society

"If you only read one book this year, make sure it's this one. Either that or 'How To Retrieve Your False Teeth From The Drain Outside Fulham Broadway Station Without Losing Your Toupé' by Arthur 'Hiccup' Jones."
Arthur 'Hiccup' Jones, Amateur Author, Luton Hoo

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  • Print Length: 189 Pages
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