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BUYING IT AT A LIVE APPEARANCEit at a live appearance Tim Dorsey This time he walked into the Barnes and Noble looking visibly shaken and announced that there would be no humorous introduction o ShhhSerge and Coleman are on Juno Beach There s a beautiful ull moon hovering just above the waves and we re whispering because the loggerhead turtles are coming onto the shore to lay their eggs But wait a group of drunken young men rat boys perhaps are staggering onto the beach Oh no They *Re Messin With The *messin with the Do Who doesn t enjoy a good romp with Serge and Coleman I always enjoy Dorsey as I eel as if I m getting 3 books in 1 mystery hilarious black comedy and the non Tarascon Pediatric Emergency Pocketbook fiction geographic history of Florida and its landmarks Great read I d recommend to all Dorseyans as you will not be let down It s the element of the unexpected like that amous Monty Python surreal skit about the Spanish Inuisition I remember that one said Coleman Nooooooobody expects the Spanish Inuisition Nooooooobody expects the dildo Serge and Coleman are back or another tale of diabolical pandemonium Every book lovers dream comes true with a book tour inside of a book Tim Dorsey is a man after my nerdy little heart Dorsey does something that he has never done before as we get some back history to our two The Success Secrets Of Brian Tracy - How To Achieve Your Goals And Be Succesful favorite activists Serge and Coleman Taking a look back as they were wee little tots getting into some minor mischief And how they develop into the pot smoking dildo waving saviors we are all waitingor As Serge and Coleman travel throughout parts of Florida you get a very descriptive detail of these hotspot locations He has such a way with words that you Ninth Grade Slays feel like you re in that green Nova with those two knuckleheads Tim Dorsey continuously shows me why he s one of myavorite authors His ideas never seem to die down and they are always hilariously entertaining I m always joyously ecstatic to see what he comes up with next I eel we got a personal look at his own life with this one and I need If you have never read anything by Dorsey I think you need to change that immediately Slap Serge will be your new hero Slap No one will ever except the dildo Slap Happy Reading Slap Slap Slap Some #decent humor but not as much as other Serge stories 5 of 10 # humor but not as much as other Serge stories 5 of 10 Nds Serge digs into the past as only Serge can Along the way he unintentionally disturbs some long orgotten ground attracting the attention of a cast of villains that only Florida can produceAs the body count grows so does the list of uestionsWhy are the guys in the hard hats worried about the monkeys When do you hack a motel air conditioner How does Coleman get high with cat toys Who is expecting the dildo And will book tours ever be the same after Serge decides to check one outTold in alternating lashbacks between Serge and Coleman’s childhoods and the present day The Pope of Palm Beach is a witty and deliciously violent delight Silence in Hanover Close (Charlotte Thomas Pitt, from the twisted imagination of Tim Dorse. Sex toys with GPSthe mundane things we all deal with on a daily basisDorsey has been described as Carl Hiaasen on acid Both write novels that are hilariousast paced ull of colourful characters they employ to highlight the state s constant battle between greedy developers environmentalists But Dorsey turns it up to
ELEVEN SERGE HIS CERTIFIABLE MC ISSerge his certifiable MC is true original in this outing we get to see how he Coleman became the terrors of Florida s backroads In part one we meet them as children growing up in the idyllic 1960 s ollow Little Serge s adventures which include meeting the Pope No not that oneAnother thread set in The Same Time Frame Introduces same time Tiểu phẩm báo chí frame introduces Pope of Palm Beach Darby Pope is a legendary surfer all around zen guy much admired in his community When he takes a young boy named Kenny under his wing it s the start of a life longriendship that unfolds in alternate chapters The story line is Icon funny poignant provides a counter balance to zany violence of Serge Coleman s road trip As the significance of Darby Kenny sriendship becomes clear it s inevitable the 2 time lines will collide in the present Aaaand we re off They join Pillow Talk forces toight back against skanky criminals intent on settling an old score Mayhem ensues some is not Rikers High for theaint of heart But you have to hand it to Serge He may be a killer but he dispatches bad guys in ways you could never imagine It s a wild violent completely bonkers vehicle that allows the author to toss satirical barbs at the politicians policy that are destroying Florida s ragile ecosystem And whether you re giggling or gasping you ll learn the history culture of Florida they never taught in school as you *ride shotgun with this deranged duo humor maybe a GR Best of *shotgun with this deranged duo humor maybe a GR Best of really uickly on this one So uickly that I wouldn t even mark it read but I don t want to stumble onto this one again by mistakeRidiculous one dimensional characters in a contrived plot I couldn t even laugh at it while drinking and making cheesecakes or Thanksgiving Just not my vibe lifeistooshorttoreadshittybooks This book was uite centered around the Pope of Palm Beach reliving much of his life and his protege Kenny that it took away some of the enjoyment in tales of Serge and Coleman A It s an annual event or me to pick up the new. Spots were hot A god on the water the big hearted surfer was a riend to everyone the younger surfers cops politicians wealthy businessmen and ordinary Joes a generosity of spirit that earned him the admiration of all Meanwhile there was a much murkier legend that made the rounds of the schoolyards Wolfsbane (Nightshade from Serge’s youth that of the crazy hermit living in a makeshift jungle compoundarther up the mysterious Loxahatchee River than anyone dared to ventureThen Serge moved away But never Leading By Design forgotNow he’s back with those legends looming larger than ever in the rearview mirror of his memory As his literary odyssey moves northrom Key West closer and closer to his old stomping grou. I loved The Pope Of Palm Beach Although there are 20 previous books in this series this is my irst Tim Dorsey and it worked First Impressions fine as a stand alone novel Set in Florida it s a very amusingarce eaturing the manically curious and urious Serge Storms and his drug addled sidekick Coleman They are a brilliant pairing with Serge venting his righteous rage on various scumbags who do things like dump polluting materials in nature reserves or price vital medicines out
OF THE REACH OF THOSE WHOthe reach of those who them out of personal greed They all meet dreadful but appropriate ends a bit like a modern day secular version of Dante s Inferno There is also an historical story intercut with this whose relevance we don t discover until the last uarter or so of the book but which works very well and leads to a thrilling and amusing climax which kept me reading well after I should have stopped Arctic Labyrinth for the nightIt s excellently done You really do have to get the tone right if you re going to make gruesome killingunny and Dorsey gets it perfectly He writes brilliantly creating an excellent sense of place and the balance of excitement and humour in the narrative seemed perfect to me He also skewers many of the idiocies of modern life and especially in the character of Darby Pope makes some uite profound human statements below the witty surfaceI m delighted to have been introduced to Tim Dorsey and I ll definitely be looking into Serge and Coleman booksMy thanks to Farrago Books or an ARC via NetGalley This is book 21 in the series but number 1 or me and I struggled to see in it what others appear to have done Maybe I should have read the others irst I have no issue with vigilantes and violence but the story just didn t give me much joy and I didn t really *see the humour that others did I think on this occasion a book *the humour that others did I think on this occasion a book not or me The sun was going down behind the Big Burger when the alligator came Richistan flying in the drive through window When a book opens with a sentence like that it can only mean one thing God help us they re back Yep Serge A Storms his perma stoned sidekick Coleman are on the road again embarking on a literary tour of Florida It goes without saying there will be some speed bumps along the wayyou know just the usual stuff Angry monkeys drug dealers a hermit. From Florida’s king of mayhem compulsively irreverent and shockinglyunny Boston Globe New York Times bestselling author Tim Dorsey comes a diabolically madcap adventure Swamplandia! featuring the indomitable Serge A StormsNo one worships the Sunshine State as much as Serge A Storms Perpetually hunting Floridian arcana and lore he and his permanently baked sidekick Coleman are on the road again This time they’re on arenzied literary pilgrimage that leads them back to Riviera Beach the cozy seaside town where the boys spent their ormative yearsGrowing up Serge was enthralled by the Legend of Riviera Beach aka Darby a welder at the port who surfed the local waves long before the hot.
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