While negotiations between China and Britain seem to be progressing smoothly, Barry Smith, an undercover reporter from the rabidly republican "Daily Herald", is unleashed at Buckingham Palace and Francine Weekes, the increasingly unbalanced Health Secretary, chooses this moment to plant herself centre stage and insist on upholding the smoking ban.
Santiago Dargallo Nieto was born in Barcelona in 1966. He gaineda medical degree and moved to England in 1992 to train as a surgeon. He is now a GPand lives with his wife and daughter, Carmen. He has another daughter, Laura, and ason, Felix, from a previous relationship. He is an avid reader of fiction, history andbiographies.