Travel writer and novelist Will Ferguson is the author of several award-winning memoirs, including Beyond Belfast, about a 560-mile walk across Northern Ireland in the rain; Hitching Rides With Buddha, about an end-to-end journey across Japan by thumb; and most recently the humour collection Canadian Pie, which includes his travels from Yukon to PEI.
Ferguson's novels include Happiness™, a satire set in the world of self-help publishing, and Spanish Fly, a coming-of-age tale of con men and call girls set amid the jazz clubs of the Great Depression. His work, which has been published in more than twenty languages around the world, has been nominated for both an IMPAC Dublin Award and a Commonwealth Writers' Prize, and he is a three-time winner of the Leacock Medal.
The part in the middle was good, about the state of Nigeria. The rest was garbage, hack writing.Published 25 days ago by Pete
I found story jumped all over - very confusing and hard to follow. Tried few times to finish but could not stay interested or sure what was happening. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Susan
It was a little difficult keeping the characters straight and wondering how it was all going to tie up, and the names were
mind boggling, however, it was a good read and the... Read more
This is an excellent read. It is fiction, but based on the scams that go around all the time, catching people here and there. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Julia Reesor
I really liked this book. It was intriguing and informative with a neat story all at once. Allows one to get a picture of some
of the 'cons' that happened and are happening. Read more
Could not put this book down. An intrigue of several characters which takes us to another continent. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Francine
The most interesting book I've read in a long time - this is a page turner you won't regret buying. It starts out like a straightforward story but get ready to be surprised.Published 4 months ago by Kathy Daley
This is a very scary book. It does, however, show us how much better off we are in this hemisphere than folks in the east. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Andrea Pheasey