BIG TROUBLE

By: Dave Barry

 

 

"Only in Miami" do these bizarre, weird, and unexpected events take place…

In Coconut Grove, Matt has signed up for a game of ‘Killer’ and is assigned to kill Jenny (with his Squirtmaster 9000), the daughter of Arthur Herk, a corrupt and indebted employee of Penultimate Inc. Arthur has been embezzling money from this very dubious and shady company. However his fraudulent actions are known to his employers, therefore two hit-men from New Jersey are appointed to kill him, literally speaking. With one thing leading to another Matt and these professionals will meet up when they least expect it…

But that’s not the only strange event that’s going to take place the very same night. Leo and John, two Russians, who started up their new trade: dealing arms in Grzkjistan, sell an unwanted suitcase to Arthur Herk. But this suitcase will change the lives of every person in Miami, maybe even the whole of the United States unless it is stopped. So thanks to the Miami Police and a big green toad, it will be a night to remember! Well at least for those who survive anyway.

In my opinion, this was the most hilarious and outrageous story I have ever read. However what appealed to me the most in this novel was its uncanny resemblance to every day life and the lasting impression the characters left on me.