The town psychiatrist has decided to switch everybody in Pine Cove, California, from their normal antidepressants to placebos, so naturally — well, to be. The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove. Christopher Moore, Author William Morrow & Company $23 (p) ISBN 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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When high school English teachers define fiction as “the willing suspension of disbelief”, they should distribute copies of Christopher Moore’s books to their students to illustrate the concept.
The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove (Pine Cove, book 2) by Christopher Moore
The Last Adventure of Constance Verity. This story follows the adventures of Theo the constable of the town, Pine Cove, as he has to deal with his town going crazy, and some monster on the loose destroying tanker trucks and eating paper boys. I’m not sure how this book ended up in my bookshelves, but there it was. The story is filled with ridiculous decadence and even some topics which a few readers might find distasteful, with there being a decent amount of immoral eroticism to be found.
This one is set in his Pine Cove creation and concerns a Puff the magic dragon with a decidedly lascivious nature. Possibly the most low-brow novel I’ve ever finished, this book will take several points off your IQ. The maddening series of events that drives this novel to its completely insane and fun filled ending includes the town shrink replacing everyone’s meds with placebos, a mad biologist studying rats and chasing them all over town, A washed up and completely insane B-Movie queen tearing about town wielding a sword and wearing only her barbarian bikini, Lizadr boss – The sheriff who has a few secrets of his own and Catfish – a blues singer who has seen Steve the Sea Beast before.
Feb 21, Yael rated it it was amazing. With its title alone, you have to assume you’d have to suspend your disbelief melacnholy. I just read a hilarious novel about a sea mellancholy that crawled up onshore, turned itself into the shape of a mobile home in a trailer park.
May 01, Danny Foncke rated it it was amazing. Browse all BookRags Study Guides. The author’s story is more an ensemble cast than one or covr protagonists and they’re all quirky characters.
The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove
Moore revives some of his Pine Cove residents including H. Then it went up to 3, but then dropped again to 1, so I will settle on 2. Christoper Moore is one of the few authors that can make me laugh out loud while reading their books. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He also luzt Theo about the Sheriff. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. After mistakenly trying to mate with a fuel truck causing an explosionthe beast hides in a trailer park, attracting the curiosity of local crazy lady and former B-movie star Molly Michon, who builds a rapport with the injured beast.
Feb 25, bookczuk rated it really liked it. I could not stop laughing. Reader beware it has sex, strong language and inter species fornication – this of course is what makes it so much fun. Really, what other author can make you believe that a se When high school English teachers define fiction as “the willing suspension of disbelief”, they should distribute copies of Christopher Moore’s books to their students to illustrate the concept.
The elements are all incredibly odd and don’t seem like they would mesh quite right.
The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove | Christopher Moore
Please review your cart. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Admitting You Have a Problem, Chapters Theo gets busy after the explosion and forgets about his drugs. Don’t have a Kindle? After a while one gets tired of it. English Choose a language for shopping. Trouble is, those lonely slide-guitar notes have also attracted a colossal sea beast named Steve with, shall we say, a thing for explosive oil tanker trucks The town psychiatrist has decided to switch everybody in Pine Cove, California, from their normal antidepressants to placebos, so naturally—well, to be accurate, artificially—business is booming at the local blues bar.
Apr 22, Richard Derus rated it liked it. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.
He lives in San Francisco, California. Harper actually covers that scene in the blurb, so I was very happy I skipped the spoiler. Island of the Sequined Love Nun.
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