Daniel Cambridge is a thirty-three year old compulsive-obsessive. He knows the exact wattage of the bulbs in his flat, and will panic if the wattage isn't kept constant. This makes it difficult if a woman wants the lights out in the bedroom. He ...
can't cross the street unless two opposing driveways break the kerb. Such characteristics make it difficult for Daniel to find the right woman, but he's very keen on Elizabeth who's selling the flats across the street and Zandy who works in the local pharmacy (though he's yet to actually speak to her). There's also the murder of Bob from downstairs. Daniel has an alibi but is still a suspect, and his agreeing to a TV reconstruction of the murder inquiry could well backfire. It might also jeopardise Daniel's chances of winning the Most Average American competition which he's entered (twice). In Daniel Steve Martin has created a highly original, memorable character and THE PLEASURE OF MY COMPANY will extend his unique writing gifts to an even wider audience.