New book of best-known financial and political columnists "Jake Van Der kamp" in Hong Kong's South China Morning Post. "This modern retelling of the classic fable will strike a chord with anyone who has despaired at teh workings of bureaucracy, and examines why things so often go wrong when politicans try to make everyone happy. A very good book. Well-written. According to Finance Asia, The author is one of Asia's best-known financial and political columnists.