"Have you ever made a bet - a big bet? In the 1850's, a young American finds himself in London by chance! He is penniless, and yet he leads the luxurious life of a millionaire. How can he do this? It's all thanks to a bizzare bet, made by two eccentric gentlemen." --Back cover. Graded reader with exercises, and cassette tape. Suitable for self-study, building vocabulary, and developing reading and listening skills.. Vicens Vives. Zaragoza. Año 1997.