Colin Tennant was born to an immensely rich Victorian industrial family, he used his wealth to live an eccentric lifestyle of self-indulgence from the 1940s to his death in 2010. He bought the private island of Mustique in the W Indies and made it one of the world's most exclusive destinations for the famous - royalty, film and pop stars, international businessmen and the jet-set flocked there. His parties were legend. Colin Tennant was an original member of the Princess Margaret set (even suggested as a possible husband) and her visits to the island were always newsworthy. This is the inside story of a remarkable and often tragic life which continues to cause ripples even after his death - not least because, to his family's surprise, he left his estate to his manservant. The author personally knew his subject for forty years and is his literary executor so has had access to unseen family papers and photographs.