Sharp wit will have you giggling
HERE’s a tip. Don’t read this book on public transport. You could be met at the next stop by mental health medics armed with a button-up-the-back jacket.
I nability t o control giggling and chortling in front of others could have serious consequences. Avoid a l t ogeth e r i f you’re averse to ribald humour. However, if your funny bone’s in rude health you’ll have a ball as thehuntforanon-the-runhillbilly TVrealitystarturnsintoamadcap chase across funkyKeyWest, Florida. LettingBuckNance, star of TV’s Bayou Brethern loose ona live appearanceatthewrongclub withoutascriptturnsintoadisasterforagentLaneCoolman. Buthe was otherwise detained. Mistakenly kidnapped by a rear-bumper-crunching highway hijack sex bomb called Merry Mansfield. And that’s just the start of a crazy comedy crime romp with Buck being pursued by, amongst others, a mobster called Big Noogie, a scam-artist with a plan to steal sand from Cuba to replenish Florida’s eroding beaches, a former cop reduced to chasing rodentsingreasyspoonjoints, a sheriff due for re-election, and a deranged criminal intent on playing Buck’s long lost brother onTV. Hiassen’s a gas – laughing gas! Review by Alex Gordon. Which pet detective was Miami based? Entries toAlexGordon, Razorcompetition by September 15.