The Abominable Snowman

A fantastically funny short story from the collection Dragons at Crumbling Castle.

Synopsis

Captain the Honourable Sir Herbert Stephen Ernest Boring-Tristram-Boring (known to his friends as Bill) is very rich but very bored.

When famous explorer Alfred Tence* shows up at his front door, life gets considerably more exciting. Before long, he’s speeding off in a taxi to the mountains of Chilistan in search of the hairiest, most mysterious monster ever known – an ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN!

A fantastically funny short story from the collection Dragons at Crumbling Castle.

*Yes, that Alfred Tence – the same man who punted from Brighton to Bombay in the bath. It’s true.

Captain the Honourable Sir Herbert Stephen Ernest Boring-Tristram-Boring (known to his friends as Bill) is very rich but very bored.

When famous explorer Alfred Tence* shows up at his front door, life gets considerably more exciting. Before long, he’s speeding off in a taxi to the mountains of Chilistan in search of the hairiest, most mysterious monster ever known – an ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN!

A fantastically funny short story from the collection Dragons at Crumbling Castle.

*Yes, that Alfred Tence – the same man who punted from Brighton to Bombay in the bath. It’s true.

‘No-one mixes the fantastical and mundane to better comic effect or offers sharper insights into the absurdities of modern endeavour.’


Daily Mail

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