It's a Mad, Mad World + Ishtar + Raiders of the Lost Ark = The ISIS Affair
Meet the most unlikely outlaws – two backpacking curmudgeons. This crotchety Brit and ancient American may be the oldest backpackers in the world, but it doesn't stop them from finding trouble in spades.
Attempting to smuggle priceless world heritage antiquities to safety, they find themselves in the crosshairs of none other than ISIS.
The deadly militants' best-laid plans are thwarted by the hapless smugglers themselves in this "laugh out loud funny" adventure. If not for a Yazidi Joan of Arc, these aging gents may not survive at all.
Sit back, relax, and enjoy this black comedy and satire on religion and nationalism that puts the fun back in fundamentalism.
5.0 out of 5 stars Laugh out loud funny
Reviewed in the United States on March 28, 2021
I really enjoyed this hilarious, wild, chaotic, laugh out loud funny satire. Two old men are chased by ISIS as they wander across Syria. If you need a break from these trying times, or just a good laugh, READ THIS BOOK!
About the Author
David Rich is a worldly author who has lived in almost every country on Earth, traveling far and wide. His love of the vagabond life began on his childhood ranch in Colorado when his mother introduced him to music and travel. He then had the opportunity to tour with the fighting 529th Air Force Band, before graduating the University of Colorado and the University of Chicago Law School. After a career as a law professor, trial lawyer, and Assistant Attorney General, David retired in his forties to become a sailing captain, pilot, and full-time traveler. He has since written dozens of travel stories for popular publications, novels, non-fiction books, and absurdly true travel guides.