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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The story takes place in a small town on the coast, where a christoppher, year old sea monster has been awakened. I think, though, it’s past time to take a flensing knife and cut to the heart of the Moore Mystique.

A Closed and Common Orbit. However, the novel is well worth the time of anyone who already enjoys Moore or is discovering him for the first time.

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The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove

If you’d like to read the full one, you can do so here: Well, the local bar would probably see a boom in business. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Don’t have a Kindle?

At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not oizard rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. As always his characters are strange, wacky, and entirely loveable. Feb 25, bookczuk rated it really liked it.

Pine Cove 3 books.

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.


Really, what other author can make you believe that a sex-starved prehistoric sea monster and a former soft-porn actress have a deep, romantic relationship?

I recommend it, if you are in a rut and just want to laugh a little, this book melancholu great for that. Christopher Moore is an American writer of absurdist fiction. This did not concern me.

Possibly the most low-brow novel I’ve ever finished, this book will take several points off your IQ. This thing’s the funniest fiction I’ve yet to see.

The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove by Christopher Moore

Don’t get me wrong: 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: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. With its title alone, you have to assume you’d have to suspend your disbelief completely.

Apr 30, Marvin rated it really liked it Shelves: Paperbackpages. There was a problem adding your email address.

But if you can’t handle kinky situations and over-the-top slapstick comedy, why are you even considering a Christopher Moore novel? Do you think I could melancholt carpal tunnel? Totally improbable, quirky, witty and twisted. Harper actually covers that scene in the blurb, so I was very happy I tbe the spoiler.

The Demon is referenced once and several of the town’s folk are back, specifically Mavis, owner of the “Head of the Slug” tavern, Jenny – Still working as a waitress, and HP, who is still recovering from Pine Cove’s last battle with the bizarre. There was a problem filtering reviews melamcholy now. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Theo is the town constable of Pine Cove and boy nelancholy he have a rough week ahead of him. Christopher Moore has a twisted sense of humor, his narrative style is Kurt Vonnegut meets the Adams family with a dose of John Steinbeck and a Faulkner chaser.


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.

You like it or you don’t – and I do!

It was almost as good as the first read. This one was better than the last two in the vampire series he was doing, but not as good as some of his more well known books.

The dog, Skinner, however, was a different matter. If you haven’t read the first book and would like to start with this one, feel free to do so at your discretion. Then it went up to 3, but then dropped again to 1, so I will settle on 2. With the advent of Steve, Pine Cove suddenly turns lustful and is hit by a weird crime wave with no understandable explanation. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. We’ll see about that. The Serpent of Venice. Jun 05, Kevin rated it liked it Shelves: This book wasn’t my cup of tea.

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

Everything else is fair game. The story is filled with ridiculous decadence and even some topics chrisyopher a few readers might find distasteful, with there being a decent amount of immoral eroticism to be found.

A Secret History of Witches. I’m not sure how this book ended up in my bookshelves, but there it was.