On the private Greek island of Skios, a handsome, charming, notorious schemer is mistakenly taken for an eminent scientist, who is to deliver the keynote address for a world-renowned foundation's conference attended by high-paying guests. A spiraling farce that takes on upright academics, gilded captains of industry, ambitious climbers, and dotty philanthropists.
"A witty Rube Goldberg construction of a novel... Hold on to your funny bones."—Library Journal