the unbeatable spirit of the heroes of old is reborn in the nineteen sixties, where it engages the monsters and villains of modern life in scotland in its quest to be free, in this swirling epic set in a bygone era which still beams a nostalgic message to us. this is how it really was. More
growing up in scotland during the sixties, the main character of this novel spins the capivating tale of the formative events and escapades that snowballed into an epic struggle to make real the obsessions of that era which colonized the minds of his generation. the many characters who are drawn to him and become part of this tale are often recognizable as like ourselves or others we have known; the dilemmas and challenges he faces are some of them familiar, others bizarre and extreme; what is unique and uplifting is his response and his spirit and the insights he gains into friendship, love, wealth, and power.