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5.0 out of 5 stars Lightning-Paced Crime Farce, 16 Dec 2010
This review is from: Native Tongue (Paperback)
Carl Hiaasen turns his spotlight on the ex-Mafia grass who owns a poor man's version of Disney World. The Amazing Kingdom of Thrills is the centre for cheating, dirty deeds and murder. Ex-journalist Joe Winder and a motley crew of good guys are on the trail of a murderer and stumble into financial conspiracy. Ex-Governor Tyree appears again, like an Old Testament avenger. He gets madder from book to book -- good, say I -- he's one of the genre's finest inventions.

This is a crime novel, a thriller, of comic glory -- another laugh out loud work from Hiaasen. Full of absurd details and zany scenes, heartily recommended.
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