Bertram had no belief in luck. He was not superstitious. A conspicuously unsuccessful assistant accountant, he was planning to get married for the second time. Quite quietly: St Luke's, Maida Hill, and then two weeks in Bournemouth. But Dreuther, a director of Bertram's firm, whimsically switches wedding and honeymoon to Monte Carlo. Inevitably Bertram visits the Casino. Inevitably he loses. Then suddenly his system starts working
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Bertram is not a believer in luck. An unambitious accountant, his plans for his second marriage are typically quiet: St. Luke?s then two weeks in Bournemouth. But he comes to the attention of Dreuther, the director of his company, who changes Bertram?s plans for him: wedding and honeymoon in Monte Carlo, on board his private yacht. Inevitably Bertram visits the casino, and loses. But then his system starts working, and his trouble really begins.From the Back Cover:
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110140128182