The author overhears a conversation about an island called Margarita. Images of the mythical land of Margaritaville fill his head. This sets in motion a chain of events that leads him on a misadventure with his seven year-old daughter in search of that fabled land. They take off from a small town in South Carolina to an island off the coast of Venezuela filled with a cast of characters as interesting as the ones they left behind. The mishaps and people they meet along the way make for a hilarious tale.
William is out of luck and soon to be divorced. Thus, he attempts to escape his troubles by leaving America to spend a month in the UK where he expects to find a peaceful tea drinking country where he thinks everyone speak his language.What he finds, however, are dangerous roundabout, Buddhists women, wizards, drunk elves, 100 women in wedding dresses, pagans obsessed with rock circles, a strange language called English and some very expensive coffee...
This story takes place during one lunar cycle in the summer of 2013. A man takes his two daughters to one of the world's great cities that exists in the center of history and our maps. Along the way they meet some fascinating characters, and explore the complex relationship between imaginary time, existentialism, Islam, Christianity, and the East and West. The sights and sounds of Turkey make this a fun journey for who ever decides to read this book. If you plan to visit Turkey, this book is a must read! This is Luther Hughes' sixth novel and his most personal.