Father Colgate, the priest who suggests that Rogers soul is in torment? Or will it be his married ex-lover Helene? Outrageously funny and irreverent, One Fat Englishman (1963) is a devastating satire on Anglo-American relations. Supposedly visiting Budweiser University to make deals for his publishing firm in England, Roger instead sets out to offend all he meets and to seduce every woman he encounters. Roger is heading for a terrible fall. Irving Macher, the young author of an annoyingly brilliant first novel? Who will be Rogers undoing? One thing is certain ? Brimming with gluttony, booze and lust, Roger Micheldene is loose in America. But his American hosts seem made of sterner stuff.