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SOLVED: Adult Fiction > SOLVED. Comedy/Adult 2 buddies get into sticky situations, which they resolve and endup in another.

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message 1: by Darcy (last edited Jun 22, 2018 05:08PM) (new)

Darcy | 4 comments The book is about the adventures of 2 guys. Middle aged One owns a wine shop - He named it "The Pet Store" because he didn't want to pay for a new sign.

The plot of the book is the 2 buddies get into a bad/tight situation and have to figure out a way to get out. The entire book contains many of these scenarios, each one they get out of - - lands them in another one.

Examples (Not actual Scenarios - I can't remember the exact ones): They go to a local convience store to buy beer, as they leave the store, 2 weird middle age guys pass them going in. Later, one of the buddies gets pulled over for speeding and finds out he and his buddy are wanted for sticking up a convience store.

While they are in jail, waiting to explain their side of the story, a riot occurs and they are taken hostage.

They end up being hidden in crate in a warehouse, while the kidnappers ask for ransom. However, they end up being put in with other crates being shipped to Brazile.

They end up on a ship that starts sinking, they escape and get into a dingy which is then hijacked, Pirates leave them on an island near shipping lanes, however a hurricane is coming so boats are not going by.

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The two writers were interviewed by NPR and explained that they swapped writing, each writing the other into a corner. Leaving the other to figure out how to get out of it, and into another situation.

It is hilarious. The audio version of the book the writers did the narration.


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Darcy | 4 comments Lunatics is the name of the book. Found it in the Library of Congress - using link referenced in the "Search this resources first" before posting.

Abashed and apologetic.


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message 4: by SamSpayedPI (new)

SamSpayedPI | 2075 comments Darcy wrote: "Abashed and apologetic."

Don't be - it sounds great, and I wouldn't have known about it otherwise!


message 5: by Darcy (last edited Jun 22, 2018 05:42PM) (new)

Darcy | 4 comments Thanks Sam,

One sad point on the book - there too much use of the word F*CK in the book, which is really to0 bad, as it doesn't add to the plot.


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