An excerpt from Jack Handey's novel, “The Stench of Honolulu,” which comes out tomorrow:
“When my friend Don suggested we go on a trip to the South Seas together, and offered to pay for the whole thing, I thought, Fine, but what’s in it for me?
After he explained that I’d be getting a free vacation, I still hesitated. It was true that, jobwise, I had some time. I had just been fired again. And after working there for nearly two months, I was ready for a vacation.
But finally I said no. For one thing, I don’t really like the tropics. The last time I went to the Caribbean I wound up in a bongo factory, forced to make bongos.”
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