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In the brief clip recorded by his head camera, HH Sheikh Hamdan can be seen spinning round while he successfully untangles the two cords, eventually landing safely.
Even if you know nothing about chopping cotton, gutting a hog, or baiting a hook with squiring worms, you will be constantly amused by Harris's descriptive language, her way of drawing you into a scene and making you feel the sometime prickly cotton, hear the squeal of a dying hog, or flinch as a hot comb untangles a dump of nappy hair.
Throughout, this book untangles many a snag in the field of mathematics.
Daniels is excellent as the narrator who slowly untangles the web strangling the characters, created by their own foolishness and by the innate evil of Julian.