In his search for reparations from a Government having benefited from receiving a literally life saving gift of gold from his forebear, enabling them to turn around and win the War of Independence, - Toto Trapman realises his personal gold, son Adrian, had suffered years of terrible paternal neglect .
To assuage the guilt of desertion, Toto takes Adrian fishing. How does one mend a lifetime of neglect with a rod? That was Toto’s dilemma.
It would be Adrian who reminds him: “Men go fishing all of their lives without knowing it’s not fish they’re after,” that made him realise his son was something to treasure and reconnect to…..
"Dreams and Realities is an enthralling tale and if found on the fiction shelf would be a hard one to beat. That it's drawn from a true story is amazing and thrilling."
"Brilliantly written. Fascinating set alongside the massive characters of the age and insightful on the historical front. Good stuff!"
“A rollocking read from start to finish.”