Tag: Christopher Moore

A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore (book review).

June 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore (book review).

While the idea of likeable personifications of death aren’t new, American author Christopher Moore has a knack of turning simple ideas into witting and sophisticated novels. ‘A Dirty Job’ takes place in the shared universe Moore has created in such comic novels as ‘Bloodsucking Fiends’ and ‘Bite Me’. As such, it’s our world, but with […]

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Fluke or I Know Why The Winged Whale Sings by Christopher Moore (book review).

February 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Fluke or I Know Why The Winged Whale Sings by Christopher Moore (book review).

‘Fluke’ is set in the simultaneously academic and hedonistic world of Hawaiian whale researchers. Nate is a hard-core marine biologist and Clay is a veteran underwater photographer. Their long-term research project has expanded to include Amy, an undergrad researcher, and Kona, a very white rasta stoner. Their project centres on the song of the humpback […]

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The Lust Lizard Of Melancholy Cove by Christopher Moore (book review).

February 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Lust Lizard Of Melancholy Cove by Christopher Moore (book review).

‘The Lust Lizard Of Melancholy Cove’ fits into the pigeon hole labelled ‘comic fantasy’, although there are only two fantasy elements. Steve the dragon and Mavis Sand the aged and possibly bionic barmaid of the Head of the Slug Saloon. The rest of the setting down in Pine Cove is what you would expect for […]

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