The earth-shattering question, almost of Trump tweet proportions, will-it-arrive-today or won't it, and the equally mind-shaking question of whether a small mountain of books has arrived at Amazon - nor not - hangs in the balance. Perhaps only time will tell - and fortunately that means we don't have long to wait.

Image of part of  a Sailing to Purgatory webpage to illustrate the article.
That time, that virtual deadline, is expected to be this morning.

As records for Sailing to Purgatory chronicle, one hand of Amazon says a copy of Sailing to Purgatory is almost delivered. And another side of the internet giant says it ain't got even one paperback called Sailing to Purgatory, so there.

At Paul's home, he and nervous neighbours, just about the whole street, and an odd trillion or so visitors to the Sailing to Purgatory blog wait with, dare we say it, bated breaths.

Watch this space ...