A quintessentially British comedy from author Alastair Pack.
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Quentin, through no fault of his own, loses his home, his business and the only woman in his life... actually, it's entirely his own fault. He's a slacker. But no more! After briefly turning to crime, Quentin sets out to reverse his fortunes and becomes entangled in a Web of Machinations that includes a tramp suffering from Morgellons (those itchy, itchy Morgellons), a sinister group of computer hackers, a Tibetan boy claiming to be the Chosen One, a mysterious blonde woman and a duck called Stalin. Quentin may have set out to save his home, but now finds himself tasked with saving the world.