The Pineapple Republic The Stiletto www.jacktreby.com Copyright © Jack Treby 2013 Published by Carter & Allan Also by Jack Treby.
Author: Jack Treby
Publisher: Carter & Allan
Democracy is coming to the Central American Republic of San Doloroso. But it won't be staying long... The year is 1990. Ace reporter Daniel Parr has been injured in a freak surfing accident, just as the provisional government of San Doloroso has announced the country's first democratic elections. The Daily Herald needs a man on the spot and in desperation they turn to Patrick Malone, a feckless junior reporter who just happens to speak a few words of Spanish. Dispatched to Central America to get the inside story, our Man in Toronja finds himself at the mercy of a corrupt and brutal administration that is determined to win the election at any cost... ***** Keywords: action, action adventure, action thriller, pineapple, the republic, thriller, banana republic, pineapple republic, satire, political satire, comedy, graham greene, greene, greeneland, our man in havana, the comedians, black comedy, dark comedy, political comedy, satirical, satirical comedy, comedy thriller, haiti, latin america, latino, latin american, latina, election, elections, sham elections, bogus election, bogus elections, election thriller, election fiction, satirical fiction, englishman abroad, englishman hero, englishman, journalist fiction, journalist hero, rigged election, rigged elections, political assassination, political fiction, idiot narrator, naïve englishman, bumbling englishman, central america, san doloroso, comedy of errors, the third man, junta, el presidente, presidente, la presidenta, puppet leader, puppet government, puppet president, puppet presidente, clueless narrator, clueless journalist, corrupt politician, corrupt politicians, corrupt police, political satire, police corruption, democracy, democracy fiction, subversion of democracy, democratic, voter fraud, fraudulent election, fraudulent elections, fun novel, light novel, comic novel, comic fiction, comic thriller, comic action, comic action adventure, banana republican, banana republic fiction, banana republic novel, bananas, bumbling narrator, central american, comedy fiction, comedy thriller, dark comedy thriller, democracy fiction, flawed englishman, papa doc, baby doc, papa doc duvalier, baby doc duvalier, francois duvalier, dictator, dictator fiction, dictator comedy, dictator thriller, dictatorship, dictatorship fiction, fictional country, fictional latin american country, fictional american country, fictional latino. fictional nation, voter fiction, bribery and corruption, scoop, evelyn waugh, satirical thriller