Beau Pook Proposes lays bare the jungle of the used car trade and the ruthless operators
standing behind their gleaming bangers. Anything but a woman’s world, yet Pook enters
it in partnership with his great-aunt Dot, a lady born before the motor car was invented,
determined to make good in the nation’s toughest mart.
We pity them as the victims of the notorious Tax Man con game, then marvel at Aunt
Dot’s inspired counter-move against the Robbin’ Hoods of auto-ville.
But this story is not all power struggle on the forecourts of Britain. Pook tells
of his unrequited love for the beautiful Wanda Wells, and how in his despair he wrote
to Nurse Dawn of Family Help magazine, and how Nurse Dawn came to his side by return
of post to begin a love affair to melt the heart of any franchise dealer—wherein
Pook becomes engaged to Nurse Dawn’s glamorous sister, Gipsy Rosa with the Crystal
A poignant novel for all men who love cars and for all women who love ugly, muscle-bound
men who love cars.