It is 1956 and Batista's Cuban dictatorship is under threat from Fidel Castro and his gallant revolutionaries.
Help is at hand in the shape of our reluctant hero in the Secret Intelligence Service - Captain Thomas Fletcher.
When he isn't falling for the beautiful revolutionary Consuela Cortez, he also plays an unwilling part in the Bay of Pigs fiasco and the Cuban missile crisis.
Those of you who have experienced the perfect delight of reading my previous memoirs will know that I'd been dragged into the doomed Hungarian uprising in '56. Fortunately I'd come away from the blasted mess whole and healthy, and I'd ended up ensconced in a comfortable Viennese establishment with the mouth-watering Anna Novak for company.
Life couldn't have been better, and I'd have been more t...