The Dog of the South (Google eBook)
Ray Midge is waiting for his credit card bill to arrive. His wife, Norma, has run off with her ex-husband, taking Ray's cards, shotgun and car. But from the receipts, Ray can track where they've gone. He takes off after them, as does an irritatingly tenacious bail bondsman, both following the romantic couple's spending as far as Mexico. There Ray meets Dr Reo Symes, the seemingly down-on-his-luck and rather eccentric owner of a beaten up and broken down bus, who needs a ride to Belize. The further they drive, in a car held together by coat-hangers and excesses of oil, the wilder their journey gets. But they're not going to give up easily.
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Review: The Dog of the SouthUser Review - Matt - Goodreads
Fantastic characters. Ray Midge is wonderfully unpredictable. Read full review
Review: The Dog of the SouthUser Review - Terye - Goodreads
I chose this book for our book group, as I enjoyed reading the reviews that I found. I adore this book. For me, it reads a lot like Confederacy of Dunces, which is my favourite book. The characters are nutty, crazy and funny. The situations are fantastic. This was a divine pleasure to read. Read full review