Mr. Simpson and Other Short Stories (Hardcover)
Award-winning author Stephen Maitland-Lewis's first collection of short stories includes tales of international intrigue, suspense, mystery, and exotic adventures. Featuring the exploits of such diverse characters as a fugitive from justice, a frustrated musician, an unscrupulous Manhattan art dealer, an impoverished London banker, and a British schoolboy in New Zealand and Palm Springs. The anthology also chronicles amorous escapades in Geneva, Paris, and the French Riviera, family greed, and a mysterious Munich tattoo parlor, among many other stories.
The collection is highlighted by the book's title character, Mr. Ernest Simpson-a fictional account twenty-three years after his divorce from Wallis Simpson and the abdication of King Edward VIII.