These were the headlines from the critics when the book came out. Pretty good match. Remains one of my favourite book of all times. Mysterious is another word that comes to mind easily when thinking about this book- and this 1959 Tudor.
It could be something simple, like happened to my pal Moki and his Tudor: A screw fell out and wedged into the stem area, stopping the rotor and the ability to set the watch Notice the empty hole Screw and clip back in place, tighten, and soon all is well