After selling his business, rich middle-aged merchant Dickson McCunn decides to set out on a walking holiday in the Scottish Borders.
There he meets a young English poet, and both soon become embroiled in the plot of an international gang to capture a Russian princess.
With the help of the Gorbals Die-hards, an indomitable gang of urchins from Glasgow, they frustrate and finally defeat the gang. And in the process Dickson happens to discover a new meaning to life ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 256 pages
- Publisher: Birlinn General
- Publication Date: 18/06/2012
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781846972232