Corporal Joey Webster, and ex-professional cricketer, goes AWOL from the Royal Air Force after becoming involved with a WAAF officer. He returns to life where he left off before enlisting.
Read how this likeable young man mixes with the upper class at Lord's Cricket Ground during an Eton and Harrow match. Discover what happens to our all-rounder as he hob-nobs with the ladies and gents of society, and learn of the romance that follows his meeting with Lesley, a Harley Street doctor's receptionist.
Join him as he is invited to play in a village cricket match and meet the quaint and colourful characters there. Feel sorrow for him as unforeseen tragedy occurs. Find out what becomes of our hero and of the Air Force's reaction to his going over the wall in this amusing, light-hearted novel set in the fifties by John Costello.