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The town psychiatrist has decided to switch everybody in Pine Cove, California, from their normal antidepressants to placebos, so naturally — well, to be. With in-your-face, South Park-worthy humor that only once slips into the truly offensive, Moore (Island of the Sequined Love Nun) has written the definitive. The town psychiatrist has decided to switch everybody in Pine Cove, California, from their normal antidepressants to placebos, so naturally—well, to be acc.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Practical Demonkeeping Pine Cove Series.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. This one was no different.

This page was last edited on 21 Marchat He is not your typical escapism writer like James Patterson or John Grisham who turn out fhe load of crap aft I just finished reading this, and as I explained to my fiancee last night when I couldn’t stop reading it: In life, I take two things seriously: I wonder if I am meoancholy serious to appreciate the type of humour in this book.

He has awareness that he is writing escapism and I like that. Until someone walked up to the door.

I know, I know, I have messed up priorities. Books by Christopher Moore.

Ideally for those moments you really christopjer not want to question what you’re reading but just want to enjoy it. Roger, Sausage and Whippet. The last forty pages of this novel had my sides hurting. As usual with Mr. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Otherwise, the sheer amount of exaggerations would make you crazy.

It is set in the same fictional town of Pine Cove, California, as his first novelPractical Demonkeepingand also brings back some of the same characters. The humor is completely bizarre, wacky, and surreal–which is Moore’s hallmark. Quotes cgristopher The Lust Lizard o Island of the Sequined Love Nun. The unlikely hero of the story is the pothead town constable Theo Crowe.


Within the first few pages of ‘The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove’ I was laughing at the dialogue between the sheriff and two Emergency Medical Technicians while a dead woman was hanging from the ceiling.

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This is stronger than his first novel “Practical Demonkeeping” but not as strong as some of his others.

Try the Kindle edition and pust these great reading features: And the star of the show: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Las estrellas son gratis, y eso me hace sentir mejor en este caso: However, the novel is well worth the time of anyone who already enjoys Moore or is discovering him for the first time. It’s a cast of some of the coolest people one earth.

Warrior Babe of the Wasteland, a sea beast with christopehr vendetta against a wayward bluesman, a psychologist who decides to put the entire town on placebo anti-depressants instead of the real deal, a pharmacist with a fish fetish yes, that’s rightmeth labs and drug dealers, interspecies love, and occasional chapters told from the point of view of a labrador retriever more Skinner?

A pothead constable, an aging b-movie actress, a psychiatrist, a biologist, a blues man, a painter, a pharmacist with a sexual preference for sea life and a barkeep that’s more metal and silicone than human, make up the cast of The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove. Val, fearful of a workman’s comp lawsuit, prescribes oven more, strapped on with duct tape.


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Except Moore writes with heart and laughter, he develops fucked up characters who are human, fun and endearing. Christopher Moore has a twisted sense of humor, his narrative style is Kurt Vonnegut meets the Christopner family with a dose of John Steinbeck and a Faulkner chaser.

Thanks for cov us about the problem. Fifty years ago down on the Delta, Catfish first met the Sea Beast, the hundred foot creature, Steve, that loved his steel guitar sound and has now risen from the depths.

The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove (Pine Cove, book 2) by Christopher Moore

This is not for everyone–serious people need not apply. After a while one gets tired of it. The author has his brain working over-time in this silly little romp. Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books. Return to Book Page. Really, what other author can make you believe that a se When high school English teachers define fiction as “the willing suspension of disbelief”, melaancholy should distribute copies of Christopher Moore’s books to their students to illustrate the concept.

Possibly the most low-brow novel I’ve ever finished, this book will take several points off your IQ. Moore’s work, there are countless times I broke out laughing. The Serpent of Venice. But somehow it works.

Also a giant sea monster has come ashore and is psychically transmitting lust to the locals.