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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Pine Cove Series Book 2 Paperback: This book wasn’t my cup of tea. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I loved the way Moorse chose to de Where to kelancholy There’s far too much going on in this book to cover even a quarter of it here, but I will say Moore is now one of my favorite authors.
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With its title alone, you have to assume you’d have to suspend your disbelief completely. He also warns Theo about the Sheriff. So hooray for that.
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And just to add to Theo’s already messy life, an old bluesman decides to set up shop at the aforementioned local dive: The Table of Less Valued Knights. Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon. Trouble is, those lonely slide-guitar notes have also attracted a colossal sea beast named Steve with, cve we say, a thing for explosive oil tanker trucks.
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There similarities for me are the characters, these guys come up with the oddest set of characters. I find I have to read Moore very carefully,because he slides in hilarious comments at the strangest moments. Item s unavailable for purchase.
Read more Read less. 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.
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HumorFictionHorrorComic fantasymysteryadventure. 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 attracts you, then I have to wholeheartedly recommend this book for you.
May 01, Danny Foncke rated it it was amazing. Which brings me to the synopsis. This book is a great little adventure filled with uncontrollable giggles and oddball characters and I loved it! Moore is twisted and weird, and you really have to wonder what sort of childhood he had, but I hope he keeps cranking out the books because I have devoured every one of them. The Spider, the county sheriff department information nerd, gives Theo the autopsy report, which makes it clear that Bess did not kill herself.
A Closed and Common Orbit. For this reason, I would love to just sit down and have a conversation with Moore.
Why does Good-Enough transmogrify melanholy sales and gales of laughter?! The title alone is worth the price of the book, which could be substituted most successfully for every antidepressant in the pharmacy.
Every single character is unique and differentiated from the others in very obvious ways, all of them having major quirks and melwncholy defining personality traits, giving them all an eccentric quality, especially Steve the giant lizard from the sea. I listened to the audibook and the narrator did a fantastic job, he really made the story come alive. Starting lisard a suicide and ending with a random sea beast named Steve terrorizing and consuming the weaker minded people of Pine Cove, as Theo says – I didn’t get training for this.
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Nov 03, David Benefry rated it it was amazing. Suddenly, morose Pine Cove turns libidinous and is hit by a mysterious crime wave, and a beleaguered constable has to fight off his lusy gonzo appetites to find out what’s wrong and what, if anything, to do about it. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.
So up from the Mount of Despairing Good-Enough books! Valerie Riordan, has been rendered dependent on antidepressants.
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Moore’s novels typically involve conflicted everyman characters suddenly struggling through supernatural or extraordinary circumstances. Very hysterical story line. Emperor Mollusk versus The Sinister Brain. In addition to its ability to change form, the beast exudes a pheromone that inspires uncontrollable lust among the residents of Pine Cove and also lures some of them as prey.
Who else could give us a plot that includes all of the following: The Last Adventure of Constance Verity. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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. Mar 27, DJ Harris rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Moore’s novels typically involve conflicted everyman characters suddenly struggling through supernatural or extraordinary circums Librarian Note: I’m not sure how this book ended up in my bookshelves, but there it was.