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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Its a raunchy, quirky and filled with crazy characters. Harper actually covers that scene in the blurb, so I was very happy I skipped the spoiler. Has my curmudgeonly mask become my face? But if you can’t koore kinky situations and over-the-top slapstick comedy, why are you even considering a Christopher Moore novel? In other words, just another day in Christopher Moore’s brain.

Pages with related products. This was one of his best I have read so far. Gifting of the Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available. One person found this helpful. Trivia About The Lust Lizard o Christopher Moore is an American writer of absurdist fiction. Refresh and try again. Yet, it all boils down to a simple, easy read.


Emperor Mollusk versus The Sinister Brain. Suddenly, morose Pine Cove turns libidinous and is hit by a mysterious crime wave, and a beleaguered constable has to fight off his own gonzo appetites to find out what’s wrong and what, if anything, to do about it.

The health and security of my family. This did not concern me.

The Fall koore the House of Cabal. Buy the selected items together This item: Showing of reviews. Who can pass up a title like this? Theo is the town constable of Pine Cove and boy does he have a rough week ahead of him. I love this guy!


Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Jul 13, Susan rated it really liked cive. The Library at Mount Char. This book is a great little adventure filled with uncontrollable giggles and oddball characters and I loved it! The author does nor reveal anything to me in the telling of the story.

Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon. A Trove of Black Humour and Absurdity Virtually all of the characters in this vhristopher go through trials and tribulations of their own, and while realistically-speaking some of them wouldn’t make for a laughing matter, Moore manages to twist it into the realms of comedy.

I just read a hilarious novel about a sea monster that crawled up onshore, turned itself into the shape of a mobile home in a trailer park. Which brings me to the synopsis. I listened to the audibook and the narrator did a fantastic job, he really made the story come alive.

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If you like zany and twisted humor and haven’t read anything by Christopher Moore yet, this is a great place to start. 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. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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

The characters stand out like glo-sticks at a rave. Fatty O’Leary’s Dinner Party. Before you start this book, check if you have a sense of humor – if not, move on. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Investigating the death, is the stoned town constable, Theophilus Crowe. You have a stoner constable who is best friends with a recluse biologist who owns a dog named Skinner funniest internal monologue btw. Would you like us to take another look at this review?


The humor is completely bizarre, wacky, and surreal–which is Moore’s hallmark. I think there was always some scrawny dreamer sitting melanchoy the edge of the firelight, who had the ability to imagine dangers, to look into the future in his imagination and see possibilities, and therefore survived to pass his genes on to the next generation.

It’s a deeply-humorous book that offers a drastically different experience from virtually all the other novels out there, and if that’s the kind of insanity which moote you, then I have to wholeheartedly recommend this book for you. Jun 05, Kevin rated it liked it Shelves: Its a great read, one you should take. Totally improbable, quirky, witty and twisted. The absurd and hilarious doesn’t present itself much before 70 to 80 pages in, but to his credit, he is developing characters during that time.

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