I have no clue what this book is trying to be when it grows up (not to mention "when" or "where" it wants to be). From the cover and title it looks like some kind of holiday-medieval-knight-romance type thingy. But then it mentions planes and skyscrapers, swashbuckling, magic carpets, and the currency is drachmas (uh, wait... drachmas?). I haz confusion.
I'm going to start at the beginning again and see if I can make sense of this.
Note: another LibraryThing win... I really suck at picking books there lately!