But that's just coz it's an overblown and pretentious Lennon lyric.
Still, an excellent and compelling read – difficult to assess the veracity of the setting and the policitcal/criminal context (or the WWII episodes) but convincing to me.
Some of fantastical elements a bit irritating at times but overall just about hangs together.
Also he manages to anticipate the title of his next book (which is a bit clever clever if you ask me.
Well worth a punt though!