|About the Book|
A madcap, high octane, Wodehousian novel! The course of true love never did run smooth, proves to be a monumental understatement for Millie and Reggie. She is the lovely daughter of Senator and Mrs. T. Lyman Flock of Park City, but he is an orphanMoreA madcap, high octane, Wodehousian novel! The course of true love never did run smooth, proves to be a monumental understatement for Millie and Reggie. She is the lovely daughter of Senator and Mrs. T. Lyman Flock of Park City, but he is an orphan child brought up by two of the most eccentric and odd blighters ever to occupy the hinterlands of Utah.Millie, believing that Reggies aunt and uncle cannot possibly resemble one of the Egyptian plagues as he describes them, plans to bring both families together on a Memorial Day weekend to become better acquainted. The mischievous Gabe and Mabel arrive a day early, however, and when varioius visitors appear at the Flock mansion, uncle Gabe and aunt Mabel puckishly assume the roles of Senator and Mrs. Flock!They are like raptors, they hunt in pairs, concocting bizarre stories of life in Park City, disasters besetting the Sundance Film Festival, and strange doings within the Flock household, juggling the characters caught in their waggish web with amazing agility as real and imaginary people populate the conversations, together with accounts of strange calamities running rampant in Park City.Confusion reigns as Senator and Mrs. Flock return from California in the middle of the night, only to be apprehended by the visiting Archbishop, who takes to be be the notorious Park City burglars. After a night in the slammer, Senator and Mrs. Flock return home to further turmoil and chaos as they try to separate the large cast of real and imaginary characters who have inhabited their home in their absence, and to comprehend the strange disasters infesting their beloved Park City.