BOXING THE OCTOPUS is a runaway tour of San Francisco’s underworld which reminds us that when things get out of hand, eights arms are better than two.
“Maleeny provides some fast-paced, cheeky fun, along with a splash of social consciousness.”
“If you threw in the air the pages of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express and Elmore Leonard’s Get Shorty, and then invited Monty Python to stitch them back together, you might end up with something like Jump, Tim Maleeny’s hilarious novel.”
—The Boston Globe
“We’re firmly on darkly comic terra Hiaasen. Fast-paced and funny, this is a perfectly blended cocktail of escapism, with or without the beach towel.”