Synopses & Reviews
"Colorful detours into native lore, such as a rich Dutchman's fabled courtship of a local beauty, strike grace notes that echo Márquez."Publishers Weekly on The Night of the Rambler
"Riveting, deeply thoughtful, and constantly inventive."Joe Meno on The Night of the Rambler
A middle-aged businessman from England travels to Anguilla for a two week vacation when he's captivated by a beautiful member of the local community. Recognizing the value Anguillan society places on economic projects, the smitten traveler sets up roots and attempts to found an ill-conceived airline business to earn and keep the young woman's attention.
Montague Kobbé was born in Venezuela and grew up in both Anguilla and Caracas. His debut novel, The Night of the Rambler, was published by Akashic in 2013. His work has been published in Anguilla, Antigua, Trinidad and Tobago, Argentina, Venezuela, Spain, and the United Kingdom. He currently lives in London, England.
A comically failed business venture on the island of Anguilla echoing both Junot Diaz and Confederacy of Dunces.