The Business is a secretive private multinational organisation that predates Christianity. The Business wants to buy its own State so that it can have a seat on the United Nations. Kate Telman the protagonist of the book is a Level 3 executive in The Business who is on a years sabbactical. Whilst visiting a computer chip making plant in Scotland belonging to the Business she becomes suspicious of a secure room she is steered away from. Then she gets invited to visit various Level 1 executives (who are all billionaires) around the world. They are sizing her up for a position of researcher into the tiny Himalayan State of Thuhn which they are planning to buy. The good news is that the Crown Prince of Thuhn is in love with Kate. They meet again at Uncle Freddy's (another Level 1 executive) and the Prince makes a pass at her. So the Level 1's are hoping that Kate and the Prince will get married. Kate must unearth the mystery surrounding the secret room at the chip making plant and also decide whether to marry the Crown Prince. The book describes wonderfully the tiny Principality of Thuhn and the life styles of billionaire executives. A gripping read by this master story teller.
This report prepared by John Marcel