'Michael had the world at his feet: the dream life with the dream woman. When she accepted a transfer to London it was agreed he would tie up any loose ends and follow her as soon as he could. But when everything was sold up and staked on a new life in a new country, she rang him to say she was getting married. "Yeah I know," he said. "No you don't," she said. And so begins Michael's odyssey through the labyrinth of underworld London in search of the most elusive prey of all: self.'