A humorous detective-style caper set in an alternative version of the present day, where Cornwall is very prosperous, the Cornish language spoken around the world, and, of particular relevance to the story, cows are transported into Cornwall for short periods to qualify their milk as Cornish.
Tristram Tregloan, fresh from dealing with a sighting of the Lady of the Lake, is tasked by the Cornish Authority with investigating a mysterious problem devastating the milk market.
The Cornish Authority with investigating a mysterious problem devastating the milk market.
He finds himself, along with his convalescing chough Nigel, thrown into the dangerous worlds of Cornish underground politics, language tutoring and investment banking, in the world’s most vibrant economy.
And then there are the reports of Merlin turning children into frogs. It’s Cornwall, but not as you know it.
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About The Author
Roger Courtenay is descended from a long line of Cornish fishermen and miners, so was naturally drawn to a career as an economist in the City of London. He divides his time between his home in London, and Cornwall, where he obsesses about the Cornish language and pretends to surf.
He has a first in economics from Cambridge University, a PhD in asset pricing theory, and is both a Bard of the Cornish Gorsedh and member of the Cornish Language Board.