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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I know, I know, I have messed up priorities. Anyone who likes a good laugh. If you are an avid Moore fan, I would suggest reading this after Demonkeeping, if you have never read Moore before, I would suggest starting with either mealncholy Fiends” or “The Gospel According to Biff. Do you think I could have carpal tunnel?

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emlancholy The Wrong Dead Guy. Pine Cove suffers a major crisis when the town psychiatrist, Val Riordan — who has been haphazardly issuing prescriptions instead of dealing with the real mental problems of her patients — suffers a sudden bout of guilt and substitutes all of her patients’ anti-depressants with placebos. Mar 27, DJ Harris rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This books chrisotpher places you would never expect with characters that you would never imagine.

There is nothing amazing or outstanding about the plot.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print lusr Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books. I fell out of bed laughing at least three times. Yes, both would be best. Returning once again to Pine Cove we can only call this a sequel to “Practical Demonkeeping” in that it takes place in Pine Cove several years after Catch has been taken care of. View all 10 comments.


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 story is filled with ridiculous decadence and even some topics which a few readers might find distasteful, with mlore being a decent amount of immoral eroticism to be found.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It was almost as good as the first read.

With its title alone, you have to assume you’d have to suspend your disbelief completely. Las estrellas son gratis, y eso me hace sentir mejor en este caso: Pine Cove 3 books.

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

Explore the Home Gift Guide. While Moore omore reuse characters from his previous books as well as reference a few things, on the whole you don’t need to have read the earlier novels to understand this one.

Paperbackpages. Inheriting a humanism molre his love of John Steinbeck and a sense of the absurd from Kurt Vonnegut, Moore is a best-selling author with major cult status. Theo and his friends decide to help the sea monster return to the sea, so he doe I’m not sure how this book ended up in my bookshelves, but there it was.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Yes No Thanks for your feedback! 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.


See all reviews. Really, what other author can make you believe that a sex-starved prehistoric emlancholy monster and a former soft-porn actress have a deep, romantic relationship? My kind of humor. Please review your cart. Fifty years ago down on the Delta, Catfish first met the Sea Beast, a hundred-foot creature that loved his steel guitar and that has now risen from the depths, awakened by a sexy nuclear radiation leak, to blister the countryside with radiant energies of lust.

No matter how many time I shake my head or utter the words “he’s warped” when I read Moore’s books, I inevitably race through them, enjoying every word and chapter as though it were a big bowl of ice cream: Other books in the series.

The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove by Christopher Moore

When Steve the Sea Beast finds his first lover around page 60, I almost lost my mind laughing. Well, the local bar would probably see a boom in business. Maybe a little too silly even for Moore. You’ve successfully reported this review. Harper actually covers that scene in the blurb, so I was very happy I skipped the spoiler. This is laugh out loud funny and a bit zany at times.

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