'The Inverted Pyramid' is a spy thriller that ingeniously explores the mind of its main character Zuby; while at the same time it reveals Nigeria's socio-political system with the aim of providing much needed answers to the many anomalies that exist in Nigerian society today. It gives an explanation both in political and economic terms for the slow rate of economic development, the very high level of corruption, and the apparent indifference of the Nigerian government to the economic plight of its people; amidst so much apparent wealth. It captures the Nigerian psyche explaining what we have all come to recognize as the 'Nigerian factor.' It also unveils a rare insight into the nuances of modern Nigerian society in which money, and sex play a pivotal role in the lives of the 'Vested Interest' who are the few who benefit from the status quo at the expense of the greater majority. An entertaining spy thriller with intrigue, espionage, and deception all captured within the cultural, social, and political backdrop of contemporary Nigeria.