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In Christopher Moore's ingenious debut novel, we meet one of the most memorably mismatched pairs in the annals of literature. The good-looking one is one-hundred-year-old ex-seminarian and "roads" scholar Travis O'Hearn. The green one is Catch, a demon with a nasty habit of eating most of the people he meets. Behind the fake Tudor façade of Pine Cove, California, Catch sees a four-star buffet. Travis, on the other hand, thinks he sees a way of ridding himself of his toothy traveling companion. The winos, neo-pagans, and deadbeat Lotharios of Pine Cove, meanwhile, have other ideas. And none of them is quite prepared when all hell breaks loose.

Synopsis:

In this outrageous debut novel that introduced Moore to an unsuspecting literary community, readers meet Travis, a 100-year-old ex-seminarian and scholar, and Catch, a demon with a nasty habit of eating most of the people he meets.

About the Author

Christopher Moore is the author of twelve previous novels: Practical Demonkeeping, Coyote Blue, Bloodsucking Fiends, Island of the Sequined Love Nun, The Lust Lizard of Melancholy Cove, Lamb, Fluke, The Stupidest Angel, A Dirty Job, You Suck, Fool, and Bite Me. He lives in San Francisco, California.

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BrianR, January 24, 2010 (view all comments by BrianR)
Not listed under Fantasy, Horror or Humor, but, certainly big on all three.
Biggest on Humor, twisted, yes! Really great twisted humor.
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Heidi Banks, November 4, 2007 (view all comments by Heidi Banks)
A quick fun read, reminiscent of an early Tom Robbins in its quirkiness. Dialog is funny and smart, though the book comes across a bit like a movie treatment in spots.
Think Twin Peaks on copious amounts of sugar, though a little less Lynch and a little more Robbins.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060735425
Author:
Moore, Christopher
Publisher:
William Morrow & Company
Author:
by Christopher Moore
Subject:
General
Subject:
Humorous
Subject:
Horror - General
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Humor : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20040531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.00x5.34x.61 in. .43 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In this outrageous debut novel that introduced Moore to an unsuspecting literary community, readers meet Travis, a 100-year-old ex-seminarian and scholar, and Catch, a demon with a nasty habit of eating most of the people he meets.

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