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Robert Twigger is going to the some distance East looking for the world's longest snake - 'echoes of Gerald Durrell's journeys crossed with Redmond O'Hanlon's foray into the center of Borneo ...a awesome ebook' day-by-day MAIL approximately to be married, Robert Twigger makes a decision on his final nice experience as a bachelor. browsing the internet, he discovers the Roosevelt Prize - worthy $50,000 - for the catch of a reside 30 foot python. Armed basically with a tin of excessive Toast Snuff (deadly if sniffed by way of a snake), Twigger units off into the distant jungles of Indonesia looking for his prey. alongside the best way, he investigates the legendarily attractive ladies of Sulawesi, treads in Nabokov's footsteps, seems for big snakes underneath the sewers of Kuala Lumpur, and spends time with various snake catchers and cults. After being stuck up in anti-Chinese riots and surviving on greasy civet cat within the jungle, Twigger ultimately comes nose to nose with the large one; however the ultimate seize isn't really what he had in brain.

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