In the Footsteps of Harrison Dextrose (The Dextrose Trilogy Book 1)

In the Footsteps of Harrison Dextrose (The Dextrose Trilogy Book 1)

Nick Griffiths

It was once my 18th birthday while I chanced upon Harrison Dextrose's The misplaced Incompetent: a Bible for the Inept vacationer, little understanding that it will at some point lead me to kill a guy with a useless penguin...

Inspired by means of explorer Harrison Dextrose's publication a curmudgeonly account of travels via retro lands looking for a misplaced ingesting companion and Suzy Goodenough's carnal delights because the prize, Alexander gray rolls off his couch to persist with within the acclaimed man's footsteps.

This isn't any ordinary commute textual content, concerning poodle-farming, the Frihedhag sisters, wilful consumerism, an undesirable yet undaunted sidekick, one too many rodents and the 24-hour Iditamush sled race, starring a sausage puppy. And alongside the best way, Alexander could, or won't, aid to save lots of the area. it is that sort of a trip.

"In the Footsteps of Harrison Dextrose" jogs my memory of William Goldman's vintage "The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's vintage story of real love and excessive Adventure." This comparability may appear tenuous, in particular for a person purely acquainted with the motion picture. either include parts of an imaginary booklet interspersed with modern stories from the narrator. each one has a narrative that's larger-than-life, a minimum of within the eyes of the narrator whilst imagining the most personality of the make-believe ebook. final, either have a feeling of humor. Newsweek defined "The Princess Bride" as "nutball funny." a similar is going for "Harrison Dextrose." – immense Al, Al's Books & associates

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