Practical Demonkeeping (Pine Cove Series) [Christopher Moore] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In Christopher Moore’s ingenious debut. First-novelist Moore throws in more plot twists than the Pacific Coast highway has curves. He obviously knows and is amused by the flawed but. Reading Guide for Practical Demonkeeping. Practical Demonkeeping. Introduction. Discover Chris Moore’s ingenious debut novel, in which we meet one of the.

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Absurd, irreverent, inventive, erudite, and entertaining. A Comedy of Horrors. Robert has been staying with The Breeze, a forty-year-old eternal surfer who has been setting up the drug deal of his life.

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I lost count of how many times I had to pause reading because More was laughing so hard! Unfortunately, both of those haven fallen in the middle of the road. Apr 25, Kristen eemonkeeping it really liked it Shelves: That is to say, a great idea with some genuinely funny bits thrown in, but overall, not so great in execution. Aug 26, Erin rated it it was ok. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Would you like us to take another look at this review? Moore has a way of building unique characters with entire lives brought to the action. Sunday, Chapter 11, Effrom and Chapter 12, Jennifer. There were eleven Popes in history who were tried for sorcery. What would it take to live the Epicurean lifestyle in our society? There are lots of things I’m clearly supposed to think are hilariously dark and witty, but often I just perceive them as half-baked or lame.


Although this is chritsopher one of Christopher Moore’s funniest books in my opinion, it definitely has its moments. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Let’s just say that family reunions for some of the characters will be pretty awkward.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He was just starting out, and in a way it was really enouraging to read something that lacked the finesse and wit of his later novels.

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And none of them is quite prepared when all hell breaks loose. His characters are always diverse, interesting things, and often times display attributes true to p I think I have an issue getting through the first chapter in any Moore book, save Lamb.

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Later, Lamb took over as favorite, but this one is still fondly remembered. Chrsitopher not “humor” like a Dave Barry book, but it’s not tormented, like many works by Kurt Vonnegut, which can make you laugh out-loud, but are also quite searing. Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon.

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This is a quirky book about a young priest-in-training who unwittingly commands a demon into existence that gives him immort I’m rereading this on audio because I desperately needed a laugh but even this book isn’t doing it. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Novels by Christopher Moore. There are also lots of biting and observant comments from the author There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.


Things were too conveniently wrapped up and chirstopher. Is this feature helpful? The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove. Granted, this is Moore’s first book, but really, I think it’s a good example of how I feel about his work in general sometimes. How to write a great review. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.

Would you make the trade-off? They weren’t bad, they just didn’t hold my interest, nor have I had a desire to return to them. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. In this early work, you can easily see the influence of Tom Robbins, Carl Haissen and even perhaps some Douglas Adams. Ratings and Reviews 0 1 star ratings 0 reviews.

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