The author has re-imagined one of the stranger episodes of Galapagos history as something of an intelligence race, an ex-spy's tell-all.
Why I love it
The website of the Galapagos Conservancy contains this curiously understated comment: "In the 1930s, a small group of people tried to colonize the island but ultimately failed. Their story is told in the book _The Enchanted Islands: A Five-year Adventure in the Galapagos_ by Ainslie and Frances Conway." But what if the Conways were more than just failed colonists? What if they really were spies, ...