About the Author
Holland-born, multilingual Cornel Lumiere commutes between Canada, Jamaica and the Mediterranean. During World War II he was a prisoner in a Japanese internment camp. Since then he has had an active career in several countries through writing, television, radio and ballad composition. A consummate traveller, he sailed the world for ten years on a Chinese junk. His previous books include Beneath the Seven Seas, Better Tennis Anyone?, and Interpreter on the River Kwai. Currently he lives and writes in Toronto.