We regret that due to the technical limitations of our site, we are unable to offer eBooks or Audio Downloads to customers outside of the UK.

For further details please read our eBooks help.

Man Belong Mrs Queen: Adventures with the Philip Worshippers (eBook)
  • Man Belong Mrs Queen: Adventures with the Philip Worshippers (eBook)

Man Belong Mrs Queen: Adventures with the Philip Worshippers (eBook)

£9.30
eBook (ePUB) Published: 18/10/2013

Available for immediate download

  • This item has been added to your basket

As a bookish child growing up on Merseyside in the 1980s, Matthew Baylis identified with the much-mocked Prince Philip as a fellow outsider. He even had a poster of him on his bedroom wall. Years later, his Philip-worship long behind him, Baylis heard about the existence of a Philip cult on the South Sea island of Tanna. Why was it there? Nobody had a convincing answer. Nobody even seemed to want to find one. His curiosity fatally piqued, the author travelled over 10,000 miles to find a society both remote and slap-bang in the shipping-lanes of history. A place where US airmen, Lithuanian libertarians, Corsican paratroopers and Graeco-Danish Princes have had as much impact as the missionaries and the slave-traders. On the rumbling slopes of this remarkable volcanic island, banjaxed by daily doses of the local narcotic, suffering from a diet of yams and regularly accused of being a divine emissary of the Duke, Baylis uncovered a religion unlike any other on the planet. Self-deprecating, hilarious and — almost incredibly — true, this is travel writing at its horizon-expanding best.

Publisher: Old Street Publishing
ISBN: 9781908699657

You may also be interested in...

Your review has been submitted successfully.

View your review