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any christopher moore fans?

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  1. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    hey guys,
    just curious if there are af members reads christopher moore? i love his books. they are very entertaining, smart, and hilarious. i am currently reading his latest book, Sacre Bleu. what a great book so far. it is about most of the famous artists of the time like monet, renoir, manet and such.

    just curious if anybody has read his stuff. and what others think about him. i really fluke, and lust lizard the best. but his current book so far has promise.

    let me know what you guys think.

  2. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    ok looks like no fans of CM here in AF. well that's too bad. you guys should check out his stuff. a very funny writer and all of his stuff though funny are also very smart and witty.

    here is a list of my top three:
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    here is what i'm reading now:

    edit: click on the book to see what it is all about.
  3. NightAngel79

    NightAngel79 Bounty Hunter Administrator Moderator

    so many humor? drama/action??

    can you giove a synopsis on one of his books? i always interested in expanding my horizons
  4. ScottColbert

    ScottColbert Well-Known Member

    Been a fan of his ever since I read Lamb, then went to get everything else by him; one of my favorite writers in any genre.
  5. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    it is definitely humor for the most part. i never laughed so hard reading lust lizard from melancholoy cove. fluke is an intersting take on why whales sing.

    and sacred bleu is really good so far. it gives you a different perspective on what painters were like back in the 1800's and what they had to go thru to get certain colors. not sure how historically accurate the book is, but it is by far a very interesting read.

    if you want to read something not to heavy, but want to take a vacation from reality, his books are the best.

    and i almost forgot about lamb. another interesting take on jesus. very good.
  6. My favorite author. He's so hilarious! I just finished A Dirty Job. It was really good. It tied into the Blood sucking Fiends storyline. :) I'm reading Coyote Blue now. But I think my favorite by him so far is Fool. I laughed so much reading it!
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  7. arail

    arail New Member

    Can't recommend him highly enough.
    Complex, funny - many of the best characters you'll ever spend time with in a story.
    My dilemma now that I have a S3 is - should I buy all the books again in digital form? I have them all in paperback but I'd like to have them around on my phone.
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  8. atticconversio

    atticconversio New Member

    I haven't read any of his book but it looks fun and very entertaining to read. I'll try it.
    Thank you for suggestion.
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  9. daveapplemotors

    daveapplemotors New Member

    I started with "It's A Dirty Job and read all of his books twice. So far...
    Dirty job is about a man who is drafted into being a grim reaper.

    Christopher Moore wrote humor to help to deal with his loss of both his mother and mother-in-law. The man is achingly funny.

    When I need a laugh, some more vocabulary or another take on whales, for instance, I call on the crazy man--Christopher Moore.

    My wife and my teen age son have laughed out loud through all of his books, too. We have them all. I hope he writes more soon.

    He is guilty of being far too irreverent according to the 'f**ktards' -one of my new vocab words- :)
  10. Dngrsone

    Dngrsone Well-Known Member

    So, his work is similar to something Douglas Adams or Keith Laumer would put together?
  11. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!! Moderator

    never read Keith Laumer, but moore is similar to douglas adams.....though his writing follows along the lines of typical british humor.

    i think moore is unique in his humor.

    his latest:

    is unique in that he tries a little more serious approach. it is really good though.
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