When it comes to traveling adventures this one takes the cake.
This is a page-turner full of never-ending narrations of trouble-free, and of risky fascinating adventures in London, New York city, Mexico, Central America Jungle of the 1900s to 1940s, and South Africa.
Since childhood the kid showed signs of detesting the classroom and the office, he was obviously inclined to fulfill his life purpose through exploration of remote primeval places, as far as he could get from his native London, England.
In order to finance his planned schedule he occupied himself with poker gambling, and trading in the stock exchanges of both London and New York.
Once in Central America Mike was able to discover one the most celebrated crystal skulls ever found. Although not known at the time, afterwards it has been discovered those crystal skulls are conscious depositories of knowledge, and wisdom.
Don't read this book unless you can finish it in one sitting, yet with more than 270 pages it would take more than one sitting to close this page-turner of the life and adventures of Mitchell-Hedges.